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RIP Vada Murray

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by WolvEagle, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. WolvEagle

    WolvEagle Active Member

    Vada Murray, a free safety at Michigan in the late '80s and early '90s who prepped at Cincinnati Moeller, died yesterday after a long battle with lung cancer.

    Vada overcame the stigma of being a Prop 48 and went on to have a great career. He went on to become a highly respected Ann Arbor police officer. By all accounts, he was a great guy.

    He got lung cancer even though he never smoked. And, he stayed in shape.

    Here's the annarbor.com link, with a link inside it to an Ann Arbor News profile of his fight from 2008:

    http://www.annarbor.com/news/vada-murray-former-ann-arbor-police-officer-and-michigan-football-player/

    RIP, Vada.
     
  2. X-Hack

    X-Hack Active Member

    He was the responding officer when my girlfriend's apartment was broken into back in 1993 or so. Very nice guy. Also a very good player.

    Sad news.
     
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