Nick Schuyler, one of four boaters who have been missing since Saturday, has been found alive. The fisherman was discovered clinging to the overturned 21 foot boat on Monday afternoon, 35 miles off the coast of Florida.
Schuyler, a former University of South Florida football player, told Coast Guard searchers that the boat flipped over during a storm on Saturday afternoon and the men clung to the boat hull.
Schuyler is currently being treated for hypothermia at Tampa General Hospital, according to Petty Officer Robert Simpson. Schuyler is listed in serious but stable condition. His father Stu Schuyler, who has spoken to his son, said that the three other men were all wearing life jackets when Nick last saw them.
Still missing are NFL players Corey Smith, Marquis Cooper and former USF player William Bleakley. The group set out in a 21 foot single engine, center console boat from the Seminole Boat Ramp early Saturday morning and planned to be back late in the day. Family members alerted the Coast Guard early Sunday morning when it became apparent that something was wrong.
See photos of the men and new rescue video below.