Posted: Monday, 21 October 2013 1:14PM

Former MSU linebacker Michael Keck dies at 25 years old

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University confirmed that former MSU Bears linebacker Michael Keck has passed away in Colorado after complications caused by a staph infection. He was 25 years old.
The Harrisonville, Missouri native and Mizzou transfer started all 11 games he played at Missouri State as a sophomore in 2009.  Keck was fifth on the team in tackles with 65 and was named to the MVFC All-Newcomer Team.

In March of 2011, Coach Terry Allen announced Keck would walk away from football after a history of ongoing concussion symptoms kept Keck out of competition, practices and workouts since August 2010. 

He was a rivals 4-star recruit coming out of high school and considered one of the top defensive prospects in the nation.

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