Former USF player Nick Schuyler's condition was upgraded to good Wednesday.
Nick Schuyler, the lone survivor from a Florida fishing-trip disaster involving two NFL players before the search was called off, revealed that the four lost men at one point had a helicopter hovering over them.
The Coast Guard announced that it will end its search for NFL players Corey Smith and Marquis Cooper and former college player Will Bleakley at 6:30 ET Tuesday.
The father of Raiders special teamer Marquis Cooper told the AP that the Coast Guard is losing hope of finding his son, Corey Smith, and Will Bleakley, who are lost off the Gulf of Mexico after a storm.
The Coast Guard said Tuesday that Corey Smith, Marquis Cooper, and Will Bleakley put on their life vests after their boat capsized Saturday.
The Coast Guard is concerned that hypothermia is becoming a concern with missing boaters Corey Smith, Marquis Cooper, and Will Bleakley.
The Coast Guard has "significantly" narrowed its search for missing boaters Corey Smith, Marquis Cooper, and Will Bleakley off the Gulf of Mexico.
The father of Nick Schuyler revealed to Tampa Bay channel 10 that his son told him he'd been in the water since "Saturday afternoon" before being rescued 35 miles offshore in Florida Monday.
Former USF football player Nick Schuyler said after he was rescued off the Gulf of Mexico Monday that the boat he, Marquis Cooper, Corey Smith, and Will Bleakley were fishing on was anchored before the storm hit.
MyFOX Tampa Bay reports that the remaining three missing football players -- Corey Smith, Marquis Cooper, and Will Bleakley -- were wearing life vests before they were lost off the Gulf of Mexico.
After searching 16,000 square miles of water off the Gulf Coast, the Coast Guard has seen no sign of the fishing boat carrying Corey Smith, Will Bleakley, Nick Schuyler, and Marquis Cooper.
The Coast Guard did not receive a distress signal from the missing boat carrying Lions DE Corey Smith and Raiders LB Marquis Cooper.
The Coast Guard has not called off the search for a missing boat carrying Raiders LB Marquis Cooper and Lions DE Corey Smith, despite a previous report to the contrary.
Profootballtalk.com reports that authorities have called off the search for a missing boat believed to be carrying Raiders LB Marquis Cooper and Lions DE Corey Smith.