Former NFL TE Chris Gedney dies at 47

In some sad news to report out of New York, former NFL tight end and Syracuse grad Chris Gedney has passed away at the age of 47.

The school made the somber announcement on Friday with no further information regarding the cause of death.

“Chris was a wonderful co-worker, a friend to all and deeply loyal to Syracuse University and our community,” Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack said in a statement, via the Associated Press.