This is a very sad story.
Definitely passed away way too soon.
The cause of death was not disclosed by the college, though he website 247Sports reported Tuerk had collapsed while hiking.
Tuerk was a third-round draft pick by the Chargers in 2016 but never played a regular-season game with the franchise.
He was suspended the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Tributes come in from both USC and NFL.
Flip the pages to check them out.