Dallas Cowboys Coach Markus Paul Passes Away Following Sudden Medical Emergency

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Markus Paul, the Dallas Cowboys strength coach died on Wednesday, according to Fox News.

The Dallas Cowboys team members were in the weight room around 7:30 am. Coach Pauls’s office can be seen from the weight room.

Coach Paul collapsed.

“The doctors are doing everything they can possibly do for him. He is on life support and we are praying for a miracle.”

“I can’t lose my dad yet, there’s still so much he has to watch me do and so much of my life I need him to be a part of. Please pull through this dad and please keep praying everyone.”

“The loss of a family member is a tragedy, and Markus Paul was a loved and valued member of our family. He was a pleasant and calming influence in our strength room.”

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Paul was in his third season with the Cowboys after previous being a strength and conditioning coach with the New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots, New York Jets and 12 seasons with the New York Giants. Paul was part of five Super Bowl championships, three with the Patriots and two with the Giants.

The former NFL safety played for the Chicago Bears (1989-93) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1993). He played in 71 games with 17 starts over those five seasons. He was a fourth-round draft pick out of Syracuse, where he was an AP All-American as a senior in 1988.