Former Razorback and NFL player Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke at age 32

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A public memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. this Sunday the 21, at Carlisle High School in the gymnasium.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, – Former Arkansas Razorback Mitch Petrus has died. According to sources he died from a heat stroke.

Petrus played for the Hogs until he was drafted in 2010. He played for the New York Giants, New England Patriots, and Tennessee Titans.

He was also a high school football analyst for Fearless Friday.

Mitch Petrus was 32 years old.

LISTEN: Aaron Nolan, co-host of our sister station’s KARK 4 Today spoke with former Hogs coach Houston Nutt by phone Friday morning about Petrus’ death.
LISTEN: Former Hog Darren McFadden spoke by phone Friday morning with our sister station KARK 4 Today’s Aaron Nolan about Petrus’ death.

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