Former OSU legend J.R. Dillard passes away from COVID-19

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STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – A former football player who cemented his legacy at Oklahoma State University has died after a battle with COVID-19.

The Tulsa World reports that J.R. Dillard died Sunday after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Sources say he was placed on a ventilator before passing away.

He was 56-years-old.

Dillard played for the Cowboys from 1984 to 1987, and is still known as one of the best tight ends in OSU history.

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