Gilmer football player dies

Published on Sunday, 2 March 2014 21:13 - Written by Staff Reports


GILMER — Gilmer Buckeye football coach Jeff Traylor tweeted Sunday night his junior wide receiver Desmond Pollard has died.

Taylor (@CoachTraylor) tweeted this Sunday night:

“Desmond Pollard a Jr WR #8 just passed away. He was the 4th of his brothers that we coached. His sweet smile will always be missed.”

Pollard led the Buckeyes in receiving in 2013 (49-958 yards, 15 TDs). Traylor did not say what the cause of death was.