RAY Lewis III has tragically died at the age of 28.
Here’s everything you need to know about the son of a legendary Hall of Famer linebacker.
Who Was Ray Lewis III?
Ray Lewis III was a former college football player and the son of Hall of Fame linebacker and Ravens Legend star Ray Lewis.
He had five other siblings: brothers Rayshad, Ralin, and Rahsaan, and sisters Diaymon and Kailin.
Lewis III was a star running back at Lake Mary Prep HS in Florida, rushing for 1,898 yards and 20 touchdowns and 676 yards and four touchdowns in his senior season. TMZ reported.
He then played at the collegiate level for the Miami Hurricanes, Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and Virginia Union Panthers.
Most recently, he played for the Wyoming Mustangs in the Champions Indoor Football League.
Lewis III also pursued a career in the music industry before tragically passing away.
Was Ray Lewis III married?
The former college football player did not have a publicly known girlfriend or wife.
Information about the romantic life of Lewis III was kept secret by the athlete.
His social media platforms featured a man focused on his football career, family ties and faith.
Did Ray Lewis III have children?
Lewis III had no known children.
When did Ray Lewis III die?
Ray Lewis III died on Thursday June 15 at the age of 28.
Details of his tragic death were initially unknown.
Lewis III’s younger brother, Rahsaan, shared the news in a heartbreaking tribute on social media on Thursday afternoon, saying: “I really can’t believe I’m even typing this but RIP big brother.”
“A true angel, I pray that you are at peace now because I know how much it really hurt you. I can’t and never will have the words, man, because this pain is right here… I love you, I love you, I love you.”
He added… “Your niece missed you, but she will always hear from you. Just take care of us all, big brother, be our protector. I promise I’ll make you smile and proud.”
“Ray was a great young man who played with the spirit of a lion,” said Mark James, Lewis’ coach at VUU Baltimore Sun.
“He was a great addition to the Virginia Union family. He will always be a panther. May God bless his family.”
Who Was Ray Lewis?
Ray Lewis, whose full name is Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr., is an American former soccer player.
He was a middle linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens throughout his 17-year National Football League career.
Ray, 48, played college football for the Miami Hurricanes where he received All-America honors.
He was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 and 2003 and won the Super Bowl in 2000 and 2012.