The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting junior Alabama football player Aaron Douglas was found dead Wednesday night. Click here for the story in which his high school coach confirms his passing.
In a reply to an inquiry on the topic, an Alabama spokesman said he was still working on confirmation of the story.
Further details are still unknown, but scores of current and former Alabama players have taken to Twitter with the news in the past hour.
Tweeted Greg McElroy: “RIP Aaron Douglas. Enjoyed what little time I spent with you and I know you will be watching over us.”
Punter Cody Mandell tweeted: “R.I.P. Aaron Douglas. Man you were like my brother at Bama. I talked to you yesterday bro. Watch over me man. My boy AD.”
Douglas came to Alabama this spring after transferring from Arizona Western Community College. He played at Tennessee as a true freshman in 2009.
Check back later for further details.