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ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff dies at 34

ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff passed away on Tuesday after a battle with pneumonia.
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This undated photo provided by ESPN images shows ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff. The sports network announced Aschoff died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 after a brief illness. Aschoff joined ESPN in 2011 as part of the SEC blog network, which covers the NCAA Southeastern Conference. During the past three seasons, Aschoff reported from college campuses across the U.S. for ESPN.com, SportsCenter, SEC Network and ESPN radio, ESPN reported. He was both a television and radio sideline reporter during games. (Rich Arden/ESPN Images via AP)

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff has died at the age of 34.

The Connecticut-based sports network announced Aschoff died on Tuesday, his birthday, following a brief illness. Aschoff recently posted on Instagram that he had contracted pneumonia. 

Aschoff joined ESPN in 2011. During the past three seasons, he reported from college campuses across the U.S. for ESPN.com, SportsCenter, SEC Network and ESPN radio. A native of Oxford, Mississippi, and a 2008 graduate of the University of Florida, Aschoff previously covered recruiting and Florida football for The Gainesville Sun.

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