Former Colts and Stanford tight end Konrad Reuland dies at age 29
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A tight end who had two stints with the Indianapolis Colts and was a teammate of Andrew Luck at Stanford has died at the age of 29.
Konrad Reuland was with the Colts in 2014 and was with the team in training camp last summer. He died early Tuesday, according to Colts.com. Reuland was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm last month and had brain surgery on Nov. 29.
He began his college football career at Notre Dame in 2006-2007 before transferring to Stanford, where he played with Luck. During two seasons with the Cardinal, Reuland caught 27 passes for 351 yards and a touchdown.
The Springfield, Ohio, native didn’t play football until he was a sophomore in high school. He had several stops in the NFL, including stints with the San Francisco 49ers, New York Jets, Colts and Baltimore Ravens. In 2012, he played in all 16 games with the Jets and caught 11 passes for 83 yards with six first downs. In 2013, he played in 10 games for the Jets. Keuland played four games with the Ravens in 2015.
His career with the Colts came during two different seasons. He signed with the practice squad in October 2014 but was released a few days later. Reuland returned to Indy as a free agent in July and spent time in training camp until the team released him on Aug. 29. He played in three preseason games for the Colts, catching a pass for 10 yards in the third preseason game against the Eagles.
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