Indiana University football player in coma after swimming accident

Isaac Griffith

An Indiana University football player is in critical condition after an accident in Sarasota Bay in Sarasota, Florida.

On Twitter, Isaac Griffith's father says the freshman was involved in an accident involving a rip current.

His father says Griffith is in a medically induced coma to allow his lungs to heal.

Griffith is a redshirt freshman wide receiver at Indiana University.

His father, Shannon Griffith, is head football coach at Manchester University in Northern Indiana.