Drake Geiger was a 16-year-old high school football player who was a rising junior at Omaha South High School has died after he collapsed during the practice on the field on Aug 10th, 2021. His father Scott Hoffman told his son suddenly collapsed when he stopped for a drink and said “He didn’t care if he was playing or on the sidelines. He just wanted to be a part of the team and be around all the guys.” He was reportedly set to get his driver’s license on Wednesday. His sister Brittany Hoffman set up a GoFundMe page she wrote “August 10th was a nightmare for our family. My brother went to attend his high school football practice. he collapsed during the practice & ended up being rushed to UNMC with CPR being performed. they began to try other procedures to try and revive him. with great sadness they were not able to save him. looking to help my dad with funds for my brother’s funeral as well as other expenses that may come up during these difficult times for our family!.” Hoffman told ABC affiliate KETV “He was a big kid. He was big, but he had his physical. He was healthy,” added “He didn’t deserve this. He had his whole life ahead of him. I just wish this didn’t happen.”
Who was Drake Geiger?
16 years old
Drake Geiger was a high school football player and a student who was a rising junior at Omaha South High School. He was excited to be a part of the football team. The medical staff told Drake died due to heatstroke. Drake’s father said he received a call at 4:20 pm saying his son had collapsed and been taken to UNMC. Drake’s father explained “After about 30-45 minutes the doctor came in and said that his body was so overheated and his organs were working extra hard, and he was very, very sick. They told me it wasn’t a good situation.” Many Twitter users were shocked to know about Drake’s sudden death and one user wrote “Our member’s thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Drake Geiger and the Omaha South students, staff, and coaches during this tragic loss.” Another said, “Rest In peace DrakeGeiger, our thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends.”
How old was Drake Geiger?
Drake Geiger was born in 2005 in the USA, he was 16 years old at the time of his demise. He was born to Scott Hoffman (father), his mother’s name is not disclosed. He had four sisters, one of the sisters named Brittany Hoffman, who set a GoFundMe page for funeral costs.
Who was Drake Geiger Girlfriend?
Drake Geiger was single at the time of his demise, his only dream was being a sucessfull footballer.
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