The NFL community is still reeling from the news of Dwayne Haskins’ come across. 24 years old is tragically killed on Saturday morning when he was hit by a truck while traveling on a South Florida highway.
As expected, his outpouring of emotions and support for his family was nothing short of amazing. The 24-year-old’s last social media post has now gone viral.
Haskins can be seen filming a video of Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Najee Harris while he is in Florida with some Pittsburgh teammates, preparing for the offseason.
In the video, the Steelers quarterback can be heard joking with Harris and asking for his autograph. A Twitter user named Brett posted the video on his social network.
“Dwayne Haskins just posted this video having fun and joking around yesterday. It’s a reminder how fragile life can be.”
The quarterbacks are in good spirits in the short video and, as many have said, it’s a constant reminder that life is, in fact, short. One day, he was happy, joking with his teammates, thinking about the season ahead of him, only to have it all end tragically.
Dedication to Dwayne Haskins
As expected, the praise for the 24-year-old came thick and fast as many were still trying to understand his departure. His current coach Mike Tomlin said he was devastated by this loss of life.
“I am heartbroken and speechless with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins. He quickly became part of our Steelers family upon his arrival in Pittsburgh and is one of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community. Dwayne is a great teammate, but even a great friend to so many people. I’m really sad. “
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Kalabrya, and his entire family during this difficult time.”
Cleveland Browns star Myles Garrett posted on Twitter that he will always remember that the 24-year-old had a smile on his face.
Robert Griffin III also tweeted, expressing prayers for the defender’s family.
Pat McAfee also posted a heartfelt tribute to the former Washington quarterback.
The 24-year-old was picked up by Washington in the 2019 NFL draft in pick 15 and spent two seasons with the NFC East franchise before signing with the Steelers in January 2021. It was a dark day indeed. for anyone participating 24-years-old.