Great story by Chris Low on ESPN

It’s a story about a kid that was killed just before starting his football career at Vandy. As I read it, I kept thinking about Brandon Burlsworth. The major difference is this one was just prior to the kid going into college, while Brandon’s was just before going to the NFL. The deaths were very different, but the character of the kid is a mirror to the character of Brandon.

It’s a little long, but well worth your time to read it: … er-suicide