Ex-Kansas player Brandon Bourbon found dead

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There is some sad news to report in the football world today, as former Kansas Jayhawks football player Brandon Bourbon was found dead on Friday. Bourbon had been reported missing since April 2.

The news was first confirmed by 13 News WIBW.

Former @KU_Football and @WU_Football player Brandon Bourbon found dead. https://t.co/cVfsNOFvVB pic.twitter.com/eIuyhlCRZW

— WIBW (@wibw) April 9, 2016

According to the report, Maries County Sheriff’s Office say the cause of death is suicide.

Bourbon suited up for the Jayhawks from 2010-2013, including an impressive campaign as a junior that resulted in the player starting in all of his team’s 12 games. As you would expect, his former teammates are sending their thoughts and prayers on social media.

Rest in peace to my best friend, my brother, my beard bro. U affected so many lives Brandon. I love u more than you know. @BeastmodeBourb

— Ben Heeney (@henbeeney) April 9, 2016

Campus Sports would like to send its deepest condolences to Bourbon’s family and friends as they deal with this difficult time.

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