Tray Walker Death: Athletes + Stars React, Pay Tribute To Baltimore Ravens Player

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By Jesse Spero


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Athletes are reacting to the tragic death of Tray Walker. The Baltimore Ravens cornerback died at age 23 on Friday from injuries sustained in a dirt bike crash on Thursday night. Now a number of sports stars are paying tribute via Twitter, where the phrase “#RIPTrayWalker” became a trending topic.

The Ravens’ team account tweeted, “We are grieving the loss of a special young man. #RIPTrayWalker.” The NFL stated its own page, writing, “We are saddened to share that Ravens DB Tray Walker has passed away at age 23.” Michael Strahan remembered the late player by saying, “RIP Tray Walker. My TSU and NFL brotha!”

Retired NFL player and “Dancing with the Stars” Season 14 champ Donald Driver also honored Walker. “I want to express my sympathy and let the Walker Family know that our thoughts are with them. #RIPTrayWalker #SWACPRIDE,” he wrote. Current Seattle Seahawks star Russell Wilson posted, “RIP Tray Walker…Praying for all the family, loved ones, and teammates.” And on Instagram, free agent Antonio Cromartie wrote, “Dang I hate to hear that at Tray Walker Passed away today. It’s an Sad day in the NFL because we lost a brother. We send our condolences to the family of Tray Walker. May God Be With You.”

Former NFL star Terrell Owens said on Twitter, “My prayers & condolences are with the family of Tray Walker.” New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz shared, “Rest in peace Tray Walker. Never a good day to lose someone apart of the NFL family.” Keenan Allen, wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers, simply wrote, “Rip Tray Walker, I would like to send my deepest condolences to your family.” And Jerry Rice tweeted, “Tray Walker RIP! So sad only 23!”

Numerous NFL franchises also sent out their condolences on Twitter. “Thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Tray Walker and the entire Baltimore @Ravens organization,” the San Francisco 49ers tweeted. The Miami Dolphins commented, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of Tray Walker, Miami Northwestern High School and the @Ravens organization.” And the Dallas Cowboys similarly said, “Our thoughts and condolences are with Tray Walker, his family and the @Ravens organization.

Gossip Cop, too, offers condolences to all of Walker’s family, friends, and fans.

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