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Quentin Moses, Former UGA Star, Dies In House Fire

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Tragedy struck Wednesday morning 46 miles outside of Atlanta.

According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, two adults and a child died when their home was engulfed by flames. The victims were former UGA football star Quentin Moses, Andria Godard, 31, and her 10-year-old daughter Jasmine Godard.

The 33-year-old Moses was pronounced dead at Clearview Medical Center after initially being found unconscious inside of the home and being moved outside.

“We are all sadden by this life taking tragedy,” Fire Chief Keith Glass said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ families.”

Moses had been serving as assistant football coach at Reinhardt University.

Current UGA coach Kirby Smart sent out his condolences after learning of Moses’ passing.

Following his standout career at Georgia, Moses went on to become a third-round pick of the Oakland Raiders before ultimately playing four seasons with the Miami Dolphins. He finished his professional football career as a UFL champion with the Virginia destroyers.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of all of those who were lost in this tragedy.

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