University of Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley was found dead in his campus apartment this morning, according to the Associated Press.
Tinsley, 22, was found unresponsive in his apartment at Roy Wilkins Hall on the Minneapolis campus. The cause of death was not immediately released, but the university said there was no indication of foul play. Tinsley, who hailed from Jacksonville, Fla., played 44 games during his four-year career with the Gophers. He was one of the team's best defensive players, making 87 tackles last season and 198 over his four-year tenure.