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ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff dies at 34

On Tuesday, ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff passed away after a month-long struggle with pneumonia. It was his 34th birthday.

A native of Oxford, Mississippi, Aschoff graduated from the University of Florida in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

After graduation, he worked for The Gainesville Sun until 2011, covering University of Florida baseball, basketball, and football.

He then joined ESPN where he contributed to the network’s SEC blog before eventually getting promoted to the position of college football reporter for both online and television.

Many of his friends and colleagues showed respect to the reporter via social media:

Aschoff, who is left behind by his fiancée Katy Berteau, will be missed in the sports community.

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