Mississippi State football player Sam Westmoreland has died, the school announced Wednesday. He was 19.

The school said in a release that the university was "deeply saddened" by the news.

"The Mississippi State Athletics Family is heartbroken by the sudden death of Sam Westmoreland," Bulldogs coach Mike Leach said in a statement. "Sam was a beloved son, brother and teammate, and a tremendous young man with a limitless future. He will always be remembered and deeply missed by everyone who knew and loved him.