Report: Top Prospect Suffers A Heart Attack

Grambling defender Christian Anthony, the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s preseason defensive player of the year, was hospitalized after suffering an apparent heart attack Thursday afternoon. He is listed in stable condition at Northern Louisiana Medical Center, university officials said. Anthony suffered chest pains around 4:30 p.m. after practicing with the team from 8:30-11 a.m. GSU Director of Public Relations Vanessa Littleton said there was no indication that the incident was heat-related, and that Anthony showed no signs of distress when the team went to a meeting room to cool down and hydrate around 11:30 a.m. Anthony, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound defensive end, was a dominant defensive force in 2009, finishing 10th in the league with 76 tackles and third overall in both sacks (8.0) and tackles-for-loss (15.0). As a defensive lineman he recorded five interceptions and returned two of them for touchdowns for the Tigers. He led the league

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