Gone Too Soon! Heartbreaking News…University of Buffalo football player Solomon Jackson has sadly passed away aged just 21. According to reports, Solomon Jackson died exactly a week after he experienced what was described as a “medical emergency” during a team conditioning session.
(via Buffalo athletics) UB athletic director Allen Greene gave a very touching and heartfelt statement below regarding the very sad news of Jackson’s passing away. ”It is with deep sadness that I write to share that we have lost one of our own, UB football player Solomon Jackson, who passed away last night. Our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies go out to Solomon’s family as together we mourn his tragic and untimely death. From the outpouring of prayers and support over the past week since Solomon was hospitalized, it has been abundantly clear just how many lives he touched on a daily basis through his contributions and character …. As Solomon’s family prepares to make memorial and funeral arrangements, we will share more information as it becomes available. In the meantime, I know I am joined by the entire Athletics family in expressing my deepest personal sympathies to Solomon’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult time.” C. Allen Greene
Our thoughts prayers are with Solomon’s family, coaches, teammates & friends during this difficult time.
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