Another death news has once again plunged the world into deep sorrow and forces us to think about the fact that nothing is permanent. These days people are dying at a very young age and in this list, one more name is added. The most popular and former Illinois standout defensive, Bobby Roundtree has passed away on Friday, 16th July 2021. His death news is confirmed by the university. The people are shocked after hearing his sudden death news and constantly searching about the reason for his death.
Bobby Roundtree Death Cause
As many of you already knows that Bobby was paralyzed from the waist down in a swimming accident that has happened in the last two years now he died on Friday at the age of 23. The reason for his death is not revealed yet but as soon as we will get to know that we will inform you. As per the reports, Bobby Roundtree has passed in Tampa. In Tampa, he had recuperation from the injury of the spinal cord.
Bobby Roundtree Diving Accident
Many people are paying tribute to his death including Josh Whitman, Illinois athletics director made a statement in which he said, “From his first day on the university, Bobby Roundtree was a leader. His competitive fire, drive, work ethic for excellence made him different from others. Following his disastrous accident, those few qualities allowed him to deal with his new challenges with the same determination and ability that we had seen on the field of football.
He further added, “Even after the tragic incident, Bobby continued to bring inspiration and light into the lives of many who were around him and in fact not only the person who around him but also those people who never met him yet.” Bobby suffered from numerous spinal cord injuries jumping off a boat in Florida ensuring his sophomore season. Through his social media account, he had been sharing his journey of rehab and becomes the source of encouragement for the program of football.
Bobby’s most recent videos were uploaded on his social media account on Monday along with the caption “Day By Day”.
Diving Accident Biography
Bobby Roundtree was an American footballer who was quite popular amongst the people. Though the reason for his death is not revealed yet it is assuming that due to his injuries he went through surgery and could not survive more in the last he lost his life. His estimated net worth is around $200K dollars. He was born in 1998 in Largo Florida.