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College Football Player Was Killed In Friday Night Shooting

A detail of a Nike official NCAA size football as it sits in the end zone while the West Virginia Mountaineers stretchon the field prior to playing against the Clemson Tigers during the Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium.

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A college football player was tragically killed in a drive-by shooting on Friday night.

Davenport University defensive lineman EyQuan Cobb was killed on Friday evening, the school announced.

Cobb, originally from Detroit, played for Davenport University for three years.

“Words cannot express the pain felt right now,” said head football coach Sparky McEwen. “The Davenport football family is heartbroken to hear the news of our teammate and brother EyQuan. He was a light who always had a smile on his face. He was a hardworking student-athlete focused on graduation and success on the field. He was a committed teammate, a loyal friend, and a loving son and brother. He will be greatly missed by many.”

Our thoughts are with Cobb's friends and family members during this difficult time.

May he rest in peace.