Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Hawaii running back's body found off Oahu beach

AP - Sports
Hawaii running back's body found off Oahu beach
.

View photo

Hawaii head coach Norm Chow argues with a game official for a pass interference call in the third quarter …

HONOLULU (AP) -- Authorities say Hawaii running back Willis Wilson was found dead off of Oahu's Sandy Beach after a wave overcame him in shallow water.

Hawaii's athletics department confirmed Wilson's death.

A Honolulu Fire Department report says Wilson was among a group of three men and two women who were wading in shallow water at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Fire officials and Coast Guard rescuers were called after the group noticed that the 21-year-old Wilson was no longer with them. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://bit.ly/1ajqf6k ) reports that his body was recovered a few hours later.

Wilson was born in Pearl City and attended high school in Lakewood, Wash., where he was an all-state running back. He transferred from Washington last summer after spending three seasons with the Huskies. He made the travel roster for the Rainbow Warriors' first three games.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NBA $16K Tournament [$1.5K to 1st] 2767/3637 $5 $16000 In 14 minutes Enter
NBA $10K Tournament [$1K to 1st] 379/455 $25 $10000 In 14 minutes Enter
NBA $3K Tournament [Single Entry] 1178/1705 $2 $3000 In 14 minutes Enter
View Comments (33)