Miles College releases statement regarding hospitalized football players

Miles College has issued a statement regarding the hospitalization of three members of its football team. {}The incident, which ABC 33/40 first told you about Thursday, occurred at practice Wednesday. {}

According to the statement, the team was going through a light conditioning workout "without padding or equipment" when three student/athletes required medical attention. {}

Three players were transported to a local hospital suffering from heat exhaustion. Two of the players were released and the third is still in the hospital and, according to the release, is listed in critical condition.

"The MilesCollege family solicits your prayers in support of the recovery of ourstudent-athlete and his family," said{}Miles College Athletic Director, Phillip Wallace, Jr.