Earlier this month, the football world mourned the loss of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins.
He was walking on Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale when he was struck by a vehicle. The former Ohio State standout passed away at just 24 years old.
A vigil was held following his passing, where Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day and many more remembered him. Day remarked about how significant Haskins' impact on the Ohio State program was and the lives he touched along the way.
"But the thing to me that was the most amazing that year was the legacy he left behind,” Day said via Sports Illustrated. “It’s been said before that some men don’t fear death they fear being irrelevant or insignificant. I can tell you something right now, Dwayne Haskins left a legacy behind. He was relevant. He was significant.
Haskins clearly had a profound impact on the former Buckeyes quarterback.
"I just wish I had more time with him, and I know we all do here,” he said. “I just want to let you know that Ohio State and our program is forever in debt to Dwayne Haskins and the Haskins family."
Our thoughts remain with the Haskins family.