Arrangements are set for the funeral of Haughton football player Christian Smith.
It will be Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. in the Haughton High School gymnasium, according to a post on the Haughton High School Football Facebook page. Visitation begins at 10 a.m.
Smith, a senior defensive lineman, passed away suddenly Monday night.
According to a report on KTAL Channel 6, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is paying for the funeral.
Prescott is a former Haughton star. He is a member of the Class of 2011.
Haughton hosts Booker T. Washington on Friday night in its homecoming game.
To honor Smith, the school is renaming the 50-yard line the 59-yard line for the remainder of the season. Smith’s jersey number was 59.
The numbers 5 and 9 in Haughton red outlined in white are painted on each side of the 50-yard stripe on both sides of the field.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help Christian’s family with expenses. To view the GoFundMe, visit: https://gf.me/v/c/hqll/2fq7sx-help-with-funeral-expenses
Note: This story was reposted to correct the date of the funeral.