Gopher football player laid to rest in Florida

7:20 AM, Apr 15, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- University of Minnesota football player Gary Tinsley was laid to rest Saturday morning in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida.

The 22-year-old died in his on campus apartment at the U of M on April 6th.  Police have ruled out foul play, alcohol and drugs as a possible cause to his death.

Tinsley was set to graduate in just a few weeks and had been one of the Gophers leading tacklers the past two seasons.

Dozens of players, coaches and administrative staff from the team attended Tinsley's funeral.




















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