Deerfield Beach star Bryce Gowdy dies just weeks after signing with Georgia Tech
The South Florida and college football community is mourning the death of Bryce Gowdy, a wide receiver who had just been recruited to the team at Georgia Tech.
The Deerfield Beach, Florida student, 17, was struck by a train and later died at Broward Health North hospital, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s office.
Bryce had finished his classes a semester earlier, according to CNN, in order to join the Georgia Tech team on the 6th January.
Georgia Tech Coach Geoff Collins said the beloved player was well-known and well-liked by many.
“We are heartbroken. Bryce will always be a part of our Georgia Tech Football Family. We will be praying for him and all those who love him. #BelieveIn7 #RIPSimba”
Here is the family’s Go Fund Me to help pay for funeral costs.
Bryce leaves behind his mother Shibbon Winnell and brothers Brisai and Brayden.
Shibbon I’m so sorry, you have my sincerest condolences.