UPDATE: The Cowboys released a statement confirming that Paul had a medical emergency Tuesday, and was “undergoing further medical tests.” His daughter also posted on social media that he’s on life support.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 24, 2020
Markus Paul has not passed away pic.twitter.com/MoOKKm5lW1
— Antoinette Paul Ramos (@AntoinettePaul_) November 24, 2020
Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Markus Paul is alive after an initial report that he had died.
Sports Illustrated reporter Mike McAllister had reported that the strength and conditioning coach for the Cowboys passed away Tuesday at the age of 54. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
— Mike McAllister (@McAllisterMike1) November 24, 2020
McAllister’s report came after the Cowboys abruptly canceled their Tuesday practice for a medical emergency, but the team has since clarified the situation.
Cowboys announced they have cancelled today’s practice and Mike McCarthy’s press conference today due to a non-COVID medical emergency.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 24, 2020
This is just a heartbreaking report and developing situation down in Dallas, and there’s no other way to put it.
We’re wishing nothing but the best for Paul and his whole family.
We have to clarify Markus Paul the Strength & Conditioning Coach of the #Cowboys is in the hospital undergoing further treatment.
— Pat McAFLEET (@PatMcAfeeShow) November 24, 2020
Our prayers and thoughts go out to the Cowboys, Paul’s family and friends and everyone else impacted by this developing situation.
Our hearts are broken. Prayers to the family & friends of @dallascowboys strength & conditioning coach Markus Paul. He passed away suddenly this morning. Rest In Power. ???????????? pic.twitter.com/fl3pvatD4g
— Chris Arnold (@MrChrisArnold) November 24, 2020
Keep checking back for more updates as we have them.