Following the death of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith (all of the details on his death HERE), NFL fans, social media and Sean Payton are paying tribute to their friend, colleague and fellow footballer.
Heavy Hearts w the senseless passing of our Team Capt. Will Smith. Pray for his wife’s recovery and their children. pic.twitter.com/VomR0Sut6M
— Sean Payton (@SeanPayton) April 10, 2016
Just hearing the news about Will Smith (football). Damn man. Damn.
— Vann R. Newkirk II (@fivefifths) April 10, 2016
Damn, Will Smith shot to death in New Orleans. Crazy — KEEM (@KEEMSTAR) April 10, 2016
Thinking back to a lot of conversations I had with Will Smith in nearly a decade of covering him with #Saints. Such an underrated pillar …
— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) April 10, 2016
Sadden by the senseless shooting death of former Saints DE Will Smith. Prayers for his wife who was also shot. pic.twitter.com/Vb7aySf6qK
— Bonin’s Briefs (@BoninsBriefs) April 10, 2016
Horrific news. Former Saints, Ohio State DE Will Smith shot to death in N. Orleans. End result of verbal spat following traffic collision. — Linda Cohn (@lindacohn) April 10, 2016
This Will Smith situation really has me awake man. Ppl go everyday but when it hits your fraternity it really shakes you up in my opinion — James Dockery (@JamesDockery31) April 10, 2016
Oh no no my man Will Smith. I can’t believe it. Will was BY FAR my closest friend in that saints locker room. got together a lot w him (1/2)
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) April 10, 2016