Found out from a friend who had played with him at GVSU, and I unfortunately confirmed this info online. I know a few people were following this story and hoping for the best, and this is not the news anyone wanted to hear. He leaves behind a wife and 2 kids. RIP.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."