Max Tuerk, Former USC & NFL Lineman Dies At 26: Max Tuerk was one of the most talented American Football (soccer) players over the years. The 26-year-old man won our hearts over and over with his football skills.
Let us get into the details of Max Tuerk’s untimely death.
Who Was Max Tuerk?
Tuerk was born on January 27, 1994, in the Trabuco Canyon, California. Since childhood, Tuerk had an undying love for football. Max attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School, where he was a two-way lineman. In 2011, his team won the CIF pack-5 title (South California Championship) and CIF Division 1 title.
During his college years at USC (University of Southern California), Tuerk came-off as the starting left offensive tackle for USC’s final five regular-season games of 2012.
Max Tuerk: How Did He Die?
On June 20, Max went hiking with his family on his favorite trail in the Cleaveland National Forest. He died while hiking with his family. Max’s family has not told us the reason regarding his death. While we are assuming the reason to be a dangerous fall, we don’t know if it is correct.
Tuerk’s family, friends, and colleagues are disheartened by his untimely death. In the above picture, two police officers are inspecting a crashed car; rumors say, his car might’ve crashed. Though we don’t have a credible source, we feel sad for this demise.
Tuerk’s death: Family and Friends Reactions
“Max loved his teammates, coaches, and schools. He was a loving son and older brother, and his passing leaves a giant hole in our hearts. His strengths and work ethic is an inspiration to many,” said his family in a statement posted by USC Athletics on Twitter.
Max’s family, friends, and colleagues are in a shock as to his untimely death. USC coach Clay Helton said,” heartbroken by the loss of Max Tuerk. Incredible person, teammate, and Trojan. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”
Max Tuerk’s death has left many people with a void in their hearts. We hope his family, friends, and colleagues heal from this terrible loss. Rest In Peace, Max Tuerk.