Louisiana Tech running back Tyrone Duplessis was found dead in his off-campus apartment early Thursday morning.
According to a news release from the school (via NBC Sports), the only thing known at this time is that the talented youngster passed away in his off-campus residence in Ruston. The cause of death for the 21-year-old Duplessis is unknown at this time.
In 2009, as a freshman, Duplessis rushed for 277 yards. In 2011, after having redshirted the 2010 season, Duplessis posted only seven carries throughout the entire regular season.
We’ll get more details to you as they develop.