The sports world is mourning the untimely death of former college football player Ray Lewis III, son of Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis.
The devastating news has sent shockwaves through the community. Ray Lewis III was just 28 years old at the time of his passing.
As of now, the circumstances surrounding Lewis III’s death have not been disclosed, leaving many to wonder about the heartbreaking details.
In his high school days, Ray Lewis III showcased immense talent as a star running back at Lake Mary Prep H.S. in Florida. During his senior season, he amassed impressive statistics, rushing for 1,898 yards and 20 touchdowns, while also contributing 676 receiving yards and four touchdowns. His exceptional performance on the field earned him recognition and paved the way for his collegiate football career.
Lewis III continued his football journey at various universities, playing for the Miami Hurricanes, Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, and Virginia Union Panthers. His commitment and skills as a player were highly regarded, and his passing deeply affected the Virginia Union University community. Associate Head Coach Diego Ryland expressed his condolences, describing Lewis III as a “great young man and a better teammate.” The entire university community joins in prayer for the family as they grapple with this devastating loss.
Heartbroken by the news, Lewis III’s younger brother, Rahsaan, took to social media to bid a tearful farewell. In his heartfelt message, he expressed disbelief at the reality of the situation and paid tribute to his beloved big brother. Rahsaan wrote, “Really can’t believe I’m even typing this but RIP big brother. A true angel, I pray you’re at peace now because I know how much you were really hurting. I don’t and won’t ever have the words, man, because this pain right here… I love you, I love you, I love you.”
Rahsaan also promised to keep Lewis III’s memory alive, ensuring that his niece would hear about her uncle and the impact he made. He vowed to be their guardian and make his big brother proud, bringing smiles to their faces despite the immense grief they are experiencing.
In addition to his football endeavors, Lewis III was pursuing a career in the music industry, demonstrating his multifaceted talents and aspirations.
The loss of Ray Lewis III has left a void in the sports world, and fans, friends, and family are left to grieve the untimely passing of a young talent. May he rest in peace.