C.J. Fuller, former Clemson running back, has passed away at the age of 22. He had been an integral part of Clemson’s football team from 2015 to 2017, being a member of the 2016 national championship team.
As soons as news broke out about Fuller’s death, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney through the school issued a statement saying:
Clemson issues a release confirming former RB C.J. Fuller’s passing. Here’s Dabo Swinney: pic.twitter.com/iFOzLGsa3p
— Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) October 4, 2018
The details of Fuller’s death are yet to be released. Many former teammates and football players who new him took to social media. Ray-Ray McCloud stated on Instagram that he was left “speechless” by the “crazy” news; adding “Rest in paradise fam.”