Former Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Akieem Jolla was just 37 years old, and living his best life when he was stabbed to death.
Former University of Miami wide receiver Akieem Jolla, who played with UM from 2002 through 2005 before transferring, was stabbed to death in his home town of New Orleans.
New Orleans Police are investigating the death, which occurred Sunday evening.
Jolla was a 6020 wide receiver that weighed 190 pounds. He had a solid career at the “U” but will be remembered as a good teammate.
“Jolla!! To my teammate and friend. May you Rest in Peace,’’ former Canes receiver Sinorice Moss posted on Twitter, accompanied by a praying hands emoji.
Such a sad day in football. Another player/former player killed.