Here are some reactions to the tragic news from Oklahoma that former Jets defensive lineman Dennis Byrd was killed in a car crash on Saturday.
Devastated to hear the news of the passing of Dennis Byrd...never met a nicer, more inspirational person...tremendous loss— Bob Wischusen (@espnbob) October 16, 2016
Dennis Byrd's career ended at 26. His life ended at 50. The sadness of his tragic life will go on forever. https://t.co/NS0xuI0Gce— Gary Myers (@garymyersNYDN) October 16, 2016
I'll never forget when Dennis Byrd spoke to our Tulsa team about the power of the human will - Listening that night w/ tears in my eyes.— Herb Hand (@CoachHand) October 16, 2016
Former New York Jets player Dennis Byrd dead at 50 - BNO News so sad... https://t.co/bt1RzrFcaz— Boomer Esiason (@7BOOMERESIASON) October 16, 2016
RIP Dennis Byrd great football player and even better man! Privileged 2 have gotten 2 meet n talk with him on several occasions. #prayers— Tim Holt, Jr. (@timholt11) October 16, 2016