According to reports on AL.com Julian Jones, a 16 year-old tight end high school player took his own life on Monday.
Reports in Alabama State in the US, confirmed the death of a 16 year-old High school footballer who may have taken his own life
Julian Jones was a highly regarded Alabama high school football player whose father was a former NFL player, Anthony Jones
An official statement confirmed the incident which occurred on Monday as a case of suicide
”Julian Jones, a standout defensive end from Hazel Green High School, passed away this morning, Madison County coroner Craig Whisenant confirmed to AL.com. The coroner said suicide is the cause of death, with an autopsy expected to be performed on Tuesday. Jones, 16, is the son of former NFL tight end and Alabama A&M coach Anthony Jones.’’
COACH PUTNAM @MATTPUTNAM1
The entire TrojanFamily is devastated by the loss of Julian. Our love, thoughts & prayers go out to his entire family. He will be missed.
Friends and teammates expressed grief over the death of the 6ft 5 player who was rated as one of the tight end in the entire state of Alabama.
ELISABETH SMITH @LISABETH66
I know that words cannot express the sorrow felt by all of those who knew Julian well. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. #FAMI11Y
The young lad’s death adds up to recorded deaths in American football, in over a week