Dimitrious Stanley has passed away after a nearly four-year battle with cancer, according to his family.
The former Ohio State wide receiver leaves behind a wife and young daughter. He was just 48.
According to a GoFundMe set up by his former teammate, Stanley was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September 2019. After going into remission for some time, the cancer returned and spread.
Stanley was at Ohio State from 1993 to 1996. In his final year, he had 43 receptions for 829 yards and eight touchdowns.
Stanley was a member of the 1993 and 1996 Big Ten championship teams coached by John Cooper. He played in 45 games and started 13 times.
Once his college career was over, Stanley played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League and the New Jersey Red Dogs of the Arena Football League.
Stanley was also a candidate for Columbus City Council in 2015.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.