Former NFL Player, 10-Year-Old Girl And Her Mother Killed In Fire

By Richard Rickss, Posted: 02/13/17 01:33AM EST

A fire ripped  through a home in Walton County, Georgia, early Sunday. The fire killed a former NFL player and a 10-year-old girl and her mother.

NFL News: Moses Fire Incident

10TV reported that former NFL Player, Quentin Moses's house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the blaze,

According to CBS 46, after the firefighters entered the home, they found Moses who was unconscious on the floor, and he was rushed to a medical center where he died from his injuries. Firefighters also later found the bodies of Jasmine Godard, 10, and her mother, Andria Godard, 31.

Moses' neighbor Derrick Showes said in an interview: "Quentin came out and he was on fire. He just fell to the ground and they sprayed him. They drug him to the ambulance and put him in the back of the ambulance."

The neighbor said Moses has lived there with his girlfriend and her daughter for several years. "We were just hanging with them yesterday. We were having fun," Showes added.

Moses was a defensive end coach for the University of Georgia Bulldogs From 2003 to 2006 and defensive line coach at Reinhardt University, as reported in WTO. Moses was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2007 NFL Draft, by the Oakland Raiders and he also played for the Arizona Cardinals and Miami Dolphins.

The university of Georgia And Reinhardt Statement On Moses' Death

University of Georgia Athletic Director Greg McGarity released this statement regarding Moses' death: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Quentin's family. We are shocked and saddened by this tragic news. Quentin was an outstanding representative of not only the University of Georgia but also his hometown of Athens. On behalf UGA Athletics, we extend our most sincere condolences to his family."

President of Reinhardt University Kina Mallard issued this statement: "Reinhardt University is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of our coach and friend, Quentin Moses. As a University founded and undergirded by our Christian faith, and in the words of St. Paul, 'We do not grieve as those who have no hope' because our faith teaches us that Quentin Moses is more alive now than he has ever been before in the presence of his Lord. Along with my Leadership Team, our Board of Trustees and our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends, I offer our most heartfelt condolences today to Quentin Moses' family. We want you to know that we stand with you as you grieve."

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