Georgia tech defensive lineman Brandon Adams died in Atlanta on Saturday, the school announced.
The school did not disclose the cause of Adams' death. Hey what 21.
Georgia Tech's President George "Bud" Peterson said in a statement, "All of us here at Georgia are sending our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Brandon Adams."
Our hearts are broken by the sudden passing of Brandon Adams. He was a tremendous teammate and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. https://t.co/bNXgnwwu03 pic.twitter.com/LaZlicpnEg
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Adams was a rising senior after playing in 33 games over three seasons from 2016 to '18. He has 41 career tackles, 6½ tackles for loss and two forced fumbles during his career. Last season, he set career-high season totals with 24 tackles, five tackles for loss and two forced fumbles in 13 games.
Adams, from Brentwood, Tennessee, is survived by his mother, Lisa Greer, his stepfather, Reginald Woods , and his sister, Rian.
Georgia tech coach Geoff Collins said in the statement, "Our entire Georgia Tech football family is heartbroken by the news of Brandon's passing." Brandon, I admired and respected him, first and foremost as a terrific human being, but as an outstanding teammate and leader. [My wife] Jennifer and I offer our thoughts
Adams was a three-star sports star at Brentwood Academy and what captain of brentwood academy's football and track and field teams both attending state championships during his senior year in 2015-16. He earned 11 high school letters (four in football, four in track and three in wrestling) and helped lead four Brentwood Academy teams to state titles (football in 2015, track and field in 2013, 2015 and 2016).
Adams was majoring in business administration and was at the Georgia Tech Research Institute.