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Teammates, fans share condolences over deaths of Bulldogs player, recruiting staffer

Following the death of Georgia Bulldogs football player Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy, teammates, coaches, friends and others are sharing their condolences through social media.

Willock and LeCroy died in a car crash early Sunday morning. Georgia Bulldogs released a statement confirming their deaths. Two other members of the football program were injured.

Here is reaction from the rest of the Bulldogs and college football community.

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart

Georgia Tech football:

Bulldogs lineman Warren Brinson

Bulldogs safety Javon Bullard

Bulldogs fan Sam Kramer thanked Willock just yesterday for taking a moment to make his grandson feel special.


UGA President Jere W. Morehead

“On behalf of the University of Georgia, our entire campus grieves for the loss of two young members of our campus community—student-athlete Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families and friends. We also pray for the full recovery of those injured in this tragic accident.”

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp

“Our hearts break for the young lives lost last night and their families. We are lifting up their loved ones, friends, and teammates in prayer this morning.”

Georgia Athletic Director Josh Brooks

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