Alex Collins lifeless at 28: Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks mourn working again’s passing as tributes pour in

The Baltimore Ravens have introduced the loss of life of working again Alex Collins at age 28.

The Ravens haven’t revealed a reason behind loss of life, however it comes simply 12 days earlier than what would have been his twenty ninth birthday.

The group stated in an announcement Monday evening: “It is with a heavy coronary heart that we mourn the passing of Alex Collins.

‘Always quick to greet everyone with a smile, he was a genuinely nice person who carried a special joy and passion with him wherever he went.

“May Alex always be remembered for the light and love he brought so many people into his life.”

Alex Collins has passed away at the age of 28, his former NFL team Baltimore Ravens has announced

Collins was a running back for the Ravens and Seattle Seahawks in his NFL career

Collins played for the Ravens from 2017-18, on either side of the time with the Seattle Seahawks who drafted him in 2016.

The Seahawks said, “Absolutely heartbroken. Prayers are with the Collins family.”

The NFL also tweeted a short statement that read, “The NFL family is mourning the loss of Alex Collins and we extend our deepest condolences to his family, teammates and loved ones.”

Ravens coach John Harbaugh said, “Alex was a joy to be around and someone whose light shone brightly. I will always remember him as a great teammate who had an uplifting spirit that influenced everyone he encountered.

“He was also a smart player who ran with unlimited determination, and he contributed a lot to our success during his time in Baltimore.

“We extend our sincere condolences and support to Alex’s household. May he now relaxation in God’s everlasting peace.”

Geno Smith, who performed with Collins on the Seahawks, wrote on Twitter: “Life so crazy man. Fly high my boy until we meet again.’

The Arkansas Razorbacks, for whom he played in college, said, “We are so saddened by the sudden and tragic passing of Alex Collins. He was a legendary Razorback and an even better human being.

His love for the Razorbacks and desire to be a Boar was undeniable. We will miss him very much. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones at this difficult time.”

Collins was drafted within the fifth spherical by the Seahawks within the 2016 NFL Draft.

He spent his rookie season in Seattle, showing in 11 video games, earlier than spending the subsequent two years with the Ravens.

Collins performed 25 video games for Baltimore (22 begins) and totaled 1,384 speeding yards and 13 touchdowns.

He returned to Seattle for the ultimate two years of his profession, making his final look in the course of the 2021 season. Collins performed for the USFL’s Memphis Showboats this 12 months.