Written by SportsDayDFW.com
Search resumed at 7:30 a.m. for missing Coppell football player Jacob Logan at Possum Kingdom Lake
The search resumed this morning for a Coppell High School senior and football standout who went missing in Possum Kingdom Lake on Sunday afternoon.
Jacob Logan, 17, took a trip with several teammates to a family’s lake house, Coppell football coach Joe McBride said. The kids jumped off the cliffs into the lake, and Logan went missing, said McBride, who was not on the trip.
“I’m struggling,” he said. “Jacob jumped into the lake, and nobody has seen him.”
The search for the student resumed this morning at 7:30 a.m., according to a spokeswoman for the Brazos River Authority.
Searchers were at the Bluff Creek Marina, with several boats and three divers. They were prepared to bring in more divers if the teen was not quickly found.
At Coppell High School, grief counselors were available to students and staff, but no formal events related to has been planned.
Witnesses at the lake, which is about 80 miles west of Fort Worth, called 911 about 2:15 p.m. A spokeswoman for the Brazos River Authority said the teen resurfaced at least once after diving off a cliff, but went down and wasn’t seen again.
After several hours, divers called off the search as it grew dark Sunday evening.
Several hundred people gathered under the lights at Coppell High School’s Buddy Echols Field on Sunday night for a prayer vigil.
Members of the media were not allowed onto the field.
Logan, a wide receiver, led Coppell in receiving yards last season and scored a touchdown in a victory against Hebron on Friday.