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Oregon football player dies in freak cliff-diving accident

SystemSystem Posts: 7,416 admin
edited July 2022 in Article commenting
imageOregon football player dies in freak cliff-diving accident

The Oregon football team and first-year coach Dan Lanning got some tragic news on Wednesday.

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  • BubbaBillBubbaBill Posts: 1,164 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
    edited July 2022

    45 years ago (1977) we opened our season against Oregon and had a pre-game tribute to Joe Roth…..the Heisman nominee from U.Cal who died from cancer only a few months after playing UGA the previous season. Eventhough he didn’t play for Oregon I remember how moved they were that we’d remember a great player from their conference. Hopefully, we will do something similar in memory of Spencer this year. Go Dawgs!!!

  • Silver_BritchesSilver_Britches Posts: 1,228 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Terrible news. My deepest condolences for the Duck Nation. Wishing you peace, comfort, and lots of love during this difficult time.

    May this young man rest in peace. 🙏

  • NCMtnDawgNCMtnDawg Posts: 32 ✭✭ Sophomore

    So young, it breaks my heart to even think of how his family and friends are feeling. God Bless all of them and help them through this. Spencer was just reaching his prime. How quickly everything can change. I will think of him in September

  • UGA66UGA66 Posts: 4,107 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    One of a team's worst nightmares....such a tragic loss of young talent and life. My deepest sympathies to his parents and the team. UGA should do something to honor his memory during the game. I am certain Coach Smart and Coach Lanning will honor him.

  • Silver_BritchesSilver_Britches Posts: 1,228 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    If any of you Dawgs want to go show some support on one of their forums, here's the link. https://forum.fishduck.com/topic/5095-terrible-newsspencer-webb-dies-in-accident-🙁/

    I just joined up left a message and saw where some other Dawgs had posted there as well. Go show some love!

  • JimWallaceJimWallace Posts: 5,721 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Terrible news. Prayers for his family and the entire Duck Nation. I'm sure all of Dawg Nation feels the same.

    Bless him, Dear Lord.

  • Bdw3184Bdw3184 Posts: 12,727 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Wonderful idea gentlemen! That would truly be a very considerate, thoughtful and respectful gesture and show of sportsmanship that would mean so much to the young man’s family and his teammates!

    Truly hopes this happens!

  • Dogman912Dogman912 Posts: 857 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    Prayers to the family, tragic accident.

  • osmosiphobeosmosiphobe Posts: 373 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    Dang. Not much more to say, really.

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