College football notebook: Arrest made in death of Rice DE

A former teammate has been arrested on a second-degree felony charge in relation to the death of Rice University defensive end Blain Padgett, who was found dead in his apartment in March.Stuart Mouchantaf, 25, faces a charge of delivery of a controlled substance causing death after allegedly giving Padgett a pill that was laced with carfentanil, a synthetic opioid. According to prosecutors, the 21-year-old Padgett bought what he thought was hydrocodone from Mouchantaf. Padgett died in his sleep due to the effects of the carfentanil, which is considered 100 times more powerful than fentanyl and thousands of times more powerful than morphine.Mouchantaf, who played for Rice from 2012-15, faces up to 20 years in prison if he’s convicted. The charge carries a minimum sentence of two years. His bond was set Friday at $250,000, and he must wear an ankle monitor and turn over his passport.Padgett, a junior from Sour Lake, Texas, led the Owls’ defensive line with 41 tackles and was second with 5.5 tackles for loss in 2016. Padgett was limited to three games in 2017. He amassed 3.5 sacks across his three seasons at the school.–A college football player died after jumping from a 16th-story window Thursday night.Marquis Brown, a running back at FCS school Duquesne, died at a Pittsburgh hospital after plunging from the window of an on-campus building around 10:30 p.m., according to a letter to the campus community from university president Ken Gormley. Brown jumped from a window at Brottier Hall after campus police arrived on the floor to respond to a reported disturbance, according to Gormley’s letter.