Former players, coaches and friends remember the strength and stamina of Dallas Cowboys head coach Markus Paul, who died on Wednesday surrounded by family members after being rushed by ambulance from the Frisco- The team’s exercise facility on Tuesday morning

The Cowboys wear MP stickers on the back of their helmets to honor Paul during their Thanksgiving game against Washington

As news of his death spread, players, coaches, and others who knew him remembered him online, a selection of which are listed below, including a statement by the team, Jerry Jones and head coach Mike McCarthy

We send our deepest condolences to the & family of Markus Paul. The & conditioning trainer for the Dallas Cowboys passed away on Wednesday at the age of 54 → https: // tco / SSUvgPzthu BildTwittercom / 2wEAs72tnm

All of us with the Giants, the Mara and Tisch families and the entire organization speak to the death of Markus Paul, our deepest condolences from Markus was a beloved member of our organization for several years

Our thoughts and prayers go to the loved ones of Markus Paul, who spent two years with us in 2005/06. He was a friendly man who made a lasting impression on those who were lucky enough to have crossed his path

Former Bear Safety Markus Paul, a longtime NFL strength and conditioning coach, passed away Wednesday at the age of 54. Our thoughts and prayers go to his family, friends, and the countless lives he has touched

The football family of Syracuse mourns one of our own after the tragic death of the great orange Markus PaulOur thoughts are with his family and loved ones BildTwittercom / tLXhs2ubVb

Heavy-hearted But still grateful Rest in peace Coach Markus “OG” Paul We will never forget you and your commitment to help all people around you to grow as a person and a professional 🙏🏿 #RestInHeaven “Captain, go and lead them guys, they go as you go”- Coach Markus BildTwittercom / jVMbHszB26

The loss of Markus Paul is simply breathtaking beautiful soul, wonderful person and a guide in every way Grateful for his presence Impossible to understand

It was amazing how many times I saw a clock and 10:32 That meant that Markus Paul was with me at that moment During a tough game he was by my side Even though he has left us, I know that he always will still be by my side Miss you, love you MP BildTwittercom / 2StIPmg0wD

Rest in Peace OG! My prayers are with your family and loved ones. You will be missed very much and you will be a man I will look up to forever! 🙏🏽 #RIP #MarkusPaul BildTwittercom / KY3EfzSOQo

With a broken heart we lost such a great man, Markus Paul One of your jobs was to “weigh us”, but you “weigh” us SPIRITUALLY that I will be forever grateful Thank you for the spots, the chats & the constant positivity praying for the family Paul 🙏🏻 💙 RIP imageTwittercom / RK5cjNbQq2

A great trainer and an even bigger man !! You will be missed, Coach, rest upstairs! https: // tco / Tgrxk7nOZb

My feelings are so hurt. My condolences to the Paul family Coach Markus was a great man and loved making us better You will miss Coach!

Damn it, that hurt! Paul, you really will be missed! Tears in my eyes just thinking about having breakfast with you every morning and talking about these “young goats” I can hear you in my head now “Tann these young goats different” lol will have you in my picture forever on Twittercom / E47iw5pCYA

Man, blessed to have crossed paths with this divine man In the short time that I knew him, to pray with him and to be a partner in the service One sentence comes to mind: Pure Hearted https: // tco / HXNwdlC6Xk

The Cowboys are expected to play the Washington Football Teamm at 3:30 pm on Thanksgiving Day The team plans to commemorate Paul just before kick-off

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