Lamar Patterson is a local kid from Florida who went to St. Frances Academy in Maryland. He had everything going for him and recently received an offer from his hometown UCF Knights.
Unfortunately, the school’s top-ranked football team, died in a car crash on his way to school Wednesday morning.
A native of Kissimmee, Florida, Patterson, who transferred to St. Frances for his freshman year, was rated a 3-star prospect for the 2023 class by Rivals.com, which showed he had scholarship offers from 21 schools, including Penn State, Michigan, Arizona State, Mississippi, Tennessee and West Virginia.
Please keep the family in your prayers during this tough time. We at NFL Draft Diamonds wanted to honor Lamar by playing this clip. The kid was a playmaker, Rest In Peace!