UAPD press release on Umeh's passing

At around 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday the University of Arizona Police Department released a statement on the death of McCollins Umeh. The investigation is still in the early stages, but here is what they had to report.
June 10, 2004

'He was a special angel in our lives'

It was a tough scene. Less than 24 hours after he was pronounced dead, members of the Arizona Athletic Department and the Umeh family addressed the media to discuss the untimely death of UA football recruit McCollins Umeh. Below is a full transcript of the press gathering.<BR> <B>A memorial fund has been established at Tucson-area Wells Fargo banks.</B>
June 10, 2004

Former K-State commit dies on practice field

Arizona defensive end and former 2004 K-State commit McCollins Umeh passed away Tuesday after he collapsed during a voluntary workout on the Arizona campus.
June 8, 2004

Tragedy strikes football team

Arizona incoming freshman McCollins Umeh passed away on Tuesday afternoon following a conditioning session on the Arizona campus. Umeh, a defensive end from the Houston area, had moved to Tucson earlier in the week to get a jump-start on his Wildcat career.
June 8, 2004

2004 Signing Day: Defensive Line

No position has been hit harder than the defensive line. The Cats lost so many defensive tackles last season that they had to scrap the defense. Three years ago they almost ran out of defensive ends. Mike Stoops hopes to avoid this problem by adding four promising players to the existing group.
February 4, 2004

Umeh Is Arizona Bound

It's not the news K-State wanted to hear when McCollins Umeh informed them he was pulling his verbal and going to Arizona instead. The news comes just a week after Umeh qualified academically and expressed his excitement to be headed to Manhattan.
January 12, 2004