Phil Dowdell reportedly had a great career ahead of him as a wide receiver, but that has been cut short after he was killed following a mass shooting at his sister’s “sweet 16” party.
He recently committed to play for the Jacksonville State University before losing his life alongside other four.
Teen died saving sister’s life in Alabama shooting https://t.co/rFFekk46sn
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) April 18, 2023
High-school football star and honor student Phil Dowdell was set to graduate with a scholarship to play at Jacksonville State University… sadly he was killed at his sisters “Sweet 16” party in Alabama on Saturday night. RIP 🙏😔 pic.twitter.com/qb4zOAIAjL
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) April 16, 2023