Who was Devin Willock and what was his cause of death?

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DEVIN Willock was a college football player at the University of Georgia.

Willock tragically passed away at the age of 20 on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

Who was Devin Willock?

Willock was a football player for the Georgia Bulldogs.

He was born in 2002 in Paramus, New Jersey.

Before attending the University of Georgia, Willock was a student at Paramus Catholic High School.


According to ABC News, when the star athlete was a senior in high school, ESPN Recruiting ranked him as the Number 39 guard prospect in the country and the Number 17 candidate in New Jersey.

Standing at six feet tall and 335 pounds, Willock played in every Bulldog game this past season, the publication also notes.

He was an offensive lineman.

What was Devin Willock’s cause of death?

Willock died in a car accident on January 15, 2023, in Athens, Georgia.

According to police, the sports star died at the scene of the crash at approximately 2:45am.

He was riding as a passenger in a Ford Expedition alongside the vehicle’s driver, Chandler LeCroy, who worked for the Georgia football recruiting team.

According to ABC News: “Police said the initial investigation indicated that a 2021 Ford Expedition left the road in the outside lane of Barnett Shoals Road and struck two power poles and several trees.”

LeCroy was taken to the hospital but later died from her injures. She was 24 years old.

On Saturday, January 14, UGA celebrated their National Championship victory prior to the fatal crash.

What did the University of Georgia Athletic Association say about the fatal crash?

According to a statement released by the UGA Athletic Association, there were two other people injured in the accident, including a 21-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman.

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2 Devin Willock, Number 77 of the Georgia Bulldogs, in a game against the Vanderbilt Commodores in Athens, Georgia, on October 15, 2022Credit: Photo by Adam Hagy/Getty Images – Getty

Both are members of the UGA football program and are reportedly in stable condition.

The statement also said, in part: “The entire Georgia family is devastated by the tragic loss of football student-athlete Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy.”

It continued: “Devin and Chandler were two special people who meant so much to the University of Georgia, our football program and our athletic department.

“We ask that everyone keep their families in your prayers during this very difficult time.