Multiple reports now on twitter that Alabama football player Aaron Douglas died.
According to Jesse Smithey of the Knoxville News Sentinel via twitter, “Maryville HS football coach George Quarles confirms Aaron Douglas’ death.”
Also, the death was being tweeted by current and former Alabama Crimson Tide football players including Alabama star QB Greg McElory. McElory said, “RIP Aaron Douglas. Enjoyed what little time I spent with you and I know you will be watching over us.”
First public word came from Knoxville radio host Tony Basilio via twitter. Basilio reported, “Just got word from a friend of the family. He says it’s true….Awful…”
No official word from the University of Alabama at this time.