SEC mourns tragic death of Mississippi State DE Keith Joseph, Jr: “Your spirit will always live in us”
News of the tragic car accident Friday night that took the lives of Mississippi State freshman Keith Joseph, Jr., and his father, who also played for the Bulldogs spread quickly on social media.
Prominent figures from around the SEC were quick to offer prayers and support for the Joseph family and for the Mississippi State football program, which has to grieve the death of a player for the second time in five years.
Here’s what players at Mississippi State, and people from around the SEC were saying late Friday night on Twitter:
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott:
— Dak Prescott (@15_DakP) November 7, 2015
Bulldogs defensive lineman Nelson Adams:
Man this can't be real… Words can't even explain..
— Nelson Adams (@NelsonAdams12) November 7, 2015
Mississippi State linebacker Dezmond Harris:
Damn RIP lil brother we will miss u Mann
— Dezz Harris (@DezzHarris12) November 7, 2015
Bulldogs wide receiver Fred Ross:
— Fred Ross (@Theboss_8) November 7, 2015
Mississippi State defensive lineman Ryan Brown:
— Ryan Brown (@_RyanBrown48) November 7, 2015
Bulldogs quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson:
— Brian Johnson (@BDJohnson3) November 7, 2015
Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs:
— Jay Jacobs (@jayjacobsauad) November 7, 2015
Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze:
Tragic, awful news. God bless the JOSEPH family and everyone in the MSU program.
— Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) November 7, 2015
Ole Miss defensive line coach Chris Kiffin:
Thoughts and prayers to the Mississippi State football family and the Joseph family after the tragic loss of Keith Joseph Jr. and Sr.
— Chris Kiffin (@Chris_Kiffin) November 7, 2015