Georgia OT Devin Willock, Recruiter Chandler LeCroy Killed In Car Crash

Devin Willock
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According to Fox News, Georgia offensive tackle Devin Willock was killed in a car accident along with staff member Chandler LeCroy.

Willock was a redshirt sophomore offensive lineman from New Milford, New Jersey who played in every game of their championship-winning season.

LeCroy was a 24 year old member of the recruiting staff.

Two other people were injured in the accident.

The University of Georgia released the following statement:

“The entire Georgia family is devastated by the tragic loss of football student-athlete Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy. Two other members of the football program were injured in the accident. They are both in stable condition, and we will continue to monitor their status with medical personnel.

“Devin and Chandler were two special people who meant so much to the University of Georgia, our football program and our athletic department. We ask that everyone keep their families in your prayers during this very difficult time.

“The UGA Athletic Association will work with our medical team as well as our mental health and performance personnel to make sure we are providing the best support possible for our staff and student-athletes who are processing this grief. We can provide no further comment at this time but ask that everyone continue to keep those involved in your prayers.”

Head football coach Kirby Smart shared a statement as well:

Prior to the accident, Willock was praised for spending time with a young fan:


A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock