May 30, 2024

Following the devastating death of former Ohio State football player Dwayne Haskins, a startling new development has surfaced.

A startling new development has emerged in the wake of the tragic death of former Ohio State star quarterback Dwayne Haskins, which stunned the college football community a year ago.

Attorney Rick Ellsley of The Ellsley Law Firm announced this week that Haskins is the target of a lawsuit based on “previously unseen evidence.”

Ellsley’s statement included the following excerpt: “Many questions remain as to what transpired in the hours before Dwayne was killed.”

“Dwayne was allegedly singled out and given drugs as a part of a plot involving robbery and blackmail. In actuality, he had his extremely costly watch stolen not long before he passed away.”

The statement in its entirety is available here.

Following Haskins’ unexpected death and the events that preceded it, many questions about what transpired arose, which authorities attempted to address.

Haskins was training with other Pittsburgh Steelers players on a highway in south Florida when he was struck and killed by a dump truck. According to the medical examiner’s report, Haskins had been drinking heavily and had “significant amounts of alcohol in his blood” before the incident.

Haskins died from blunt force trauma, according to the medical examiner, who declared the death to be accidental.

According to reports, Haskins was walking to get petrol for his car when he was struck by the truck at 6:37 a.m., and two 911 emergency calls disclosed this information.

Prior to being hit and killed, Haskins was attempting to wave down cars on the highway in order to get a ride, according to the medical examiner.

With Dwayne Haskins in the game
Though Haskins spent three seasons at Ohio State, he spent the majority of his playing career with the Buckeyes in 2018.

As the starter, he finished 13-1, completing 70.1% of his passes for 4,831 yards, 50 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions.

Haskins scored four more touchdowns as a rusher in addition to gaining 108 yards on 85 carries.

Ohio State fell short of Purdue, the No. 2 team, in the regular season that year, but rebounded to defeat Northwestern in the Big Ten Championship Game, score 62 points against Michigan, and defeat No. 9 Washington, 28–23, in the Rose Bowl.

The Washington Redskins selected Haskins with the fifteenth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draught. With the Redskins/Football Team, he participated in 16 games in all. He completed 60.1 percent of his passes for 2,804 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions.

After signing on January 21, 2021, Haskins became the third-string quarterback behind starter Ben Roethlisberger and reserve Mason Rudolph for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Except for one game, he was inactive for the majority of the 2021 season for the Steelers.


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