Morgantown, West Virginia – Multiple former Mountaineer football players have confirmed the untimely and unexpected passing of former West Virginia football player Kevin Williams.
Williams, a cornerback originally from Pompano Beach, Florida, played on the 2016-2018 Mountaineers team. After redshirting in 2015, Williams saw action in four games as a backup defense back and special teams player.
Although no official details of his death have been released, former teammates Terrell Chestnut, Marcus Simms and Elijah Battle, among many others, spoke out on social media about Williams’ death:
This world is wicked! Rest in paradise young king! @k_dubb37 prayers go out to his family, friends and all those who were blessed to be a part of his journey!
— Terrell Chestnut (@TChestnut) August 7, 2020
@k_dubb37 love u for life bro rest up bro that juss crushed me 🙏
— MARCUS SIMMS (@chasinbandzz) August 7, 2020
Damn kdub rip brodie
— Elijah Battle (@Ebattle_19) August 7, 2020
Rest In Peace, Kevin Williams. Prayers to his friends and family. Once a Mountaineer, Always a Mountaineer.