Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was tragically killed in a car accident on Saturday. He was 24-years-old.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and former Ohio State Buckeyes standout Dwayne Haskins tragically passed away on Saturday, Apr. 9. He was just 24-years-old.
Haskins’ agent, Cedric Saunders, confirmed to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter that he was hit by a car in South Florida. Schefter tweeted that Haskins was in South Florida training alongside Steelers quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs.
In 2019, Haskins was selected with the 15th-overall pick by the now-Washington Commanders.
He signed with the Steelers in 2021.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s statement on the passing of Dwayne Haskins
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, released a statement saying he was devastated and heartbroken by the loss of a friend and a great teammate while sending his thoughts and prayers to his wife and family.
Washington Commanders statement on the tragic death of Dwayne Haskins
Daniel and Tanya Snyder, co-owners of the Washington Commanders, the franchise that drafted Haskins out of Ohio State, released a statement saying they are devastated and heartbroken.
NFL world mourns the loss of Dwayne Haskins
Michael Thomas, Kyler Murray, Jarvis Landry, Patrick Mahomes and several NFL players and media members were stunned to see the news Haskins has been killed. They are going through the grieving process in real-time with the rest of his fans learning of the news.
Our hearts and prayers go out to the Haskins family, his friends, his fans and everyone impacted by this heartbreaking tragedy.
Rest in peace, Dwayne Haskins. You will be missed by so many.
This story will be updated with additional information.