Funeral held for Rice University football player Blain Padgett

Thursday was a solemn day for Rice University athletics.

Friends and family said their final goodbye to Blain Padgett. The 21-year-old football player was found dead last Friday in his apartment.

Autopsy results are still pending on his exact cause of death.

Padgett's funeral was held in Beaumont Thursday afternoon.  He was then laid to rest at Rosedale Cemetery.

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