BALTIMORE, Md. – The Morgan State Athletics Department mourns the tragic loss of student-athlete Jordan Cofield, who lost his life in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident late Saturday night.
Cofield, 20, was a junior wide receiver on the MSU football team and key member of the track & field team. The Baltimore (New Town HS) product ranked No. 2 in the MEAC in kick return average (20.4 avg) last year. Adding 10 receptions for 105 yards (10.5 avg) and a touchdown.
Cofield also excelled off the field as a Business Administration major, holding a 3.26 GPA as a member of the Dean’s List and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
It's a very, very sad day for our football program, we are in shock with the news of Jordan Cofield’s passing. Jordan was a tremendous STUDENT-Athlete, great teammate and will be missed by all. We send our deepest condolences and prayers to the Cofield family and his many friends pic.twitter.com/lMSY7TdZDC
— Tyrone Wheatley (@CoachWheat6) August 23, 2020
“On behalf of the entire Morgan State University community and the Department of Athletics we are heartbroken at the loss of Jordan,” said MSU Athletic Director Edward Scott, Ph.D. “This is a very difficult loss for the Bear family and we are extremely saddened. Jordan was an outstanding young man who touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to the Cofield family, Jordan’s friends and teammates.”
Support and counseling services have been offered and will remain available to MSU student-athletes, coaches and staff of Cofield. Funeral proceedings will be announced by the family at a later date.
Courtesy: MSU Athletics
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