Gophers' McDonald released from hospital, condition unknown

Gopher's wide receiver Andre McDonald was released from the hospital Thursday evening and is listed as "questionable" for Saturday's game against Syracuse. No other details were released about his illness or condition. McDonald was undergoing tests Thursday afternoon for a heart problem, according to the Minnesota Daily.

The Gophers' wide receiver Andre McDonald was released from the hospital Thursday evening, the Star Tribune reports, and is listed as "questionable" for Saturday's game against Syracuse.

According to a tweet by FSN's Tyler Mason, the school did not release any other details on his condition.

University of Minnesota officials said Thursday that the freshman from Hopkins was hospitalized and undergoing tests. McDonald told the Minnesota Daily that he was having a “little problem with my heart.”

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