One other person dead and two others are in stable condition
Athens, Georgia – Rising sophomore and offensive lineman for the Georgia Bulldogs, Devin Bullock, 20, was reported killed in a car accident that had occurred Sunday.
Three other passengers in the vehicle, Chandler LeCroy, 24, a football staff member, was transported to a local hospital where she later died, and the remaining to other passengers have not been identified, but have been reported to be in stable condition.
John Brooks, UGA’s athletic director released the following statement”
“The entire Georgia family is devastated by the tragic loss of football student-athlete Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy. Two other members of the football program were injured in the accident. They are both in stable condition, and we will continue to monitor their status with medical personnel.
“Devin and Chandler were two special people who meant so much to the University of Georgia, our football program and our athletic department. We ask that everyone keep their families in your prayers during this very difficult time.
“The UGA Athletic Association will work with our medical team as well as our mental health and performance personnel to make sure we are providing the best support possible for our staff and student-athletes who are processing this grief. We can provide no further comment at this time but ask that everyone continue to keep those involved in your prayers.”
Willock, the 6-7, 335lbs rising sophomore was from Milford, New Jersey, and graduated from Paramus Catholic. On Monday, UGA won their second national championship in a row by defeating TCU 65-7. Saturday, the city of Athens held a celebration for the Bulldogs and their accomplishment.