The medical examiner's toxicology report on the death of Oklahoma linebacker Austin Box was released on Tuesday, nearly two months after Box's death.
It revealed he had five painkillers in his system at the time of his death, the combination of which likely caused his death.
Box, who had battled numerous injuries during his career, hadn't been prescribed any painkillers, but even at his funeral, pastor Wade Burleson cautioned those in attendance alluding to the possibility of this week's news.
"Until you walk a mile in a man's shoes, it's difficult to judge him," Burleson said on behalf of the Box family. "Rather than define Austin by his death, we're here to define him by his life."
Box's parents gave an emotional interview to The
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