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The daddy of Louisville vast receiver Corey Reed Jr. died Wednesday from problems of the coronavirus, the crew introduced.

Reed’s father died in a hospital in his hometown of Atlanta. He was 43.

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“My deepest condolences exit to Corey and his total household,” Louisville Cardinals soccer coach Scott Satterfield mentioned in a press release.

“This horrible virus has affected so many individuals, and it is much more troublesome when it touches somebody within the UofL soccer household,” he added. “We have now been involved with Corey and his household, and are right here to assist him throughout this extraordinarily troublesome time.”

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Reed entered Louisville previous to the beginning of the 2017 season. He performed 4 video games his freshman yr and caught eight passes for 145 yards. Reed solely performed one recreation his sophomore yr.

Corey Reed’s father tragically handed away. (Photograph by Andy Lyons/Getty Photos)

He entered the switch portal final yr and ended up enjoying 4 video games at Iowa Western Neighborhood School earlier than returning to Louisville final month, in keeping with 24/7 Sports activities.

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As of Wednesday, Georgia had a minimum of 1,600 coronavirus instances and a minimum of 55 deaths. There have been a minimum of 76,500 instances throughout the U.S. with roughly 23,000 deaths.