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State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

The parents of deceased Sacramento State football player John Bloomfield filed a lawsuit last September against Mercy General Hospital, Dignity Health and doctors David Follette and Randy Arai for medical malpractice and survival action.According to court documents, parents Sitela and Pulusila Bloomfield ...

Buzz of the Crowd: Football feels presence of Bloomfield’s spirit

After entering Hornet Field, the players paused for a moment of silence for the loss of their late teammate No. 43 John Bloomfield. Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Oct. 21.

State Hornet Staff

October 31, 2012

Some believe that when a person dies it is not necessarily the end.John Bloomfield has not been on the football field with his teammates since week one of the season, but his presence was felt when the Hornets knocked off No. 11 Cal Poly.The death of their teammate has been extremely emotional to Sacramen...

Community remembers Bloomfield

“JB #43” was a common rally phrase in support of John Bloomfield.

State Hornet Staff

October 24, 2012

The hall to the ICU at Mercy General Hospital was full with people lining the walls to give support to John Bloomfield.Bloomfield died Sunday morning after being in a coma for weeks, but his impact on his family, friends and teammates will never be forgotten.“Everyone who met John said there was so...

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Ryan Kuhn and Joe Davis

October 21, 2012

Sacramento State senior defensive end John Bloomfield died this morning at Mercy General Hospital after being in a coma for a number of weeks, according to hospital officials.Bloomfield was re-admitted on Sept. 19 to treat a deteriorating lung, but after multiple surgeries complications such as inter...

Football teammates support Bloomfield

Joe Davis

October 17, 2012

The Sacramento State football team has been playing inspired with heavy hearts as thoughts of fallen teammate John Bloomfield loom. Bloomfield sustained a collapsed lung in a game against New Mexico State on Aug. 30. He was hospitalized in Las Cruces, N.M., until he flew home on Sept. 4. Bloomfield spent two...