(USA Today) -- Isaac Griffith, a redshirt freshman wide receiver at Indiana, is in critical condition after being involved in a swimming accident Monday in Florida.
According to a report from the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday. Griffith, fellow IU football players Ty Smith and Nick Stoner, and a fourth person, Mitch McCune, are all listed in the report.
According to the report, the four went swimming at Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota. The report states alcohol had been consumed.
During their swim, a strong current began to pull all four away from the shore. According to the report, Griffith "was taken approximately 15 yards past the swim buoy, where he started to go into distress."
McCune pulled Griffith back to shore, according to the report, and administered CPR while 911 was called. The report states that Griffith was unconscious but had a pulse, and that his breathing was "short and sporadic."
Griffith was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital. According to the report, his CAT scan results "came back normal, which is promising."
According to tweets from his father, Shannon, Griffith remains in a medically induced coma to allow his lungs to heal.
Griffith's father, the head football coach at Manchester College in northern Indiana, released a statement on Twitter saying that Isaac Griffith was involved in an accident "involving a rip current" in Sarasota, Fla. His father described Isaac Griffith's condition as "stable but still critical at this point," and said his son was in a medically induced coma.
"We are aware of Isaac Griffith's condition. Our prayers are with Isaac and his family and we ask Hoosier Nation to keep the Griffith family in their thoughts," an IU statement read.
Griffith was a member of Indiana's 2013 recruiting class. He set several receiving records at Homestead High School near Fort Wayne before becoming the first player to commit in that class for IU coach Kevin Wilson. He had 37 touchdown catches in high school and was an all-state player as a senior.
"We ask for your thoughts and prayers," Shannon Griffith tweeted.
Shannon Griffin continued to tweet updates Tuesday morning:
"My wife, Kim, and I have been at Isaac's bedside since 2 AM," Griffith said. "We are encouraged with his progress in ICU but we have small battles to face and are asking for your thoughts and prayers. We have great care surrounding him, we have placed this battle in God's, and we look for the small battles he has over come. His vitals are stable but we still need for continue prayer for his lungs. He is still in medical induce coma and on a ventilator to help his lungs heal. My wife and I want to thank all that have reached out we are truly thankful for positive words and loving messages. I want to thak #HoosierNation and players who have been with Isaac or who reached Out to us. We are a family of strength and faith. You can be assured we will #KeepChoppinand #PrayForIke."