Former SU running back, Walter Reyes dies at 36

Former Syracuse University running back, Walter Reyes, died at age 36, Sunday night, according to multiple media outlets..

Posted: Nov. 27, 2017 6:14 PM

Syracuse, N.Y. - Former Syracuse University running back, Walter Reyes, died at age 36, Sunday night, according to multiple media outlets..


Reyes died after being transported to a nearby hospital with extreme stomach pain.

The cause of death is still being determined.

Reyes was the star running back for the then-Orangemen from 2001-04 - and is second on Syracuse's all-time rushing list with 3,424 career yards.

He was also first-team all-big east in his senior season at s-u.

Reyes was currently living in Campbell, Ohio, just outside of Youngstown, where he was a personal trainer for young football players and also worked at a flower shop.

He leaves behind a wife and four children.

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