Max Tuerk, a former offensive lineman for the USC Trojans and Arizona Cardinals player, has died at the age of 26.
According to Tuerk's family, he died while hiking with his parents in Cleveland National Forest north of San Diego.
Tuerk was drafted in the 2016 NFL Draft by the then-San Diego Chargers. He was then signed by the Arizona Cardinals before being cut in 2018.
Both USC & the Arizona Cardinals tweeted their condolences to his family. See their tweets below: