A rising Birmingham-Southern College Athletics basketball player, Colin Glover, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 16, 2022 at the age of 21, leaving the entire community with sadness. The news of his death is made public through the official Birmingham-Southern College Facebook account.
Read on to learn more about Colin Glover, including who he was, how he died, cause of death, Colin Glover tributes, and much more!
Who was Colin Glover?
Colin Joshua Glover was born to Melanie and Charlie Glover on September 23, 2001. He finished his formal education in Alabama and transferred from the University of Alabama where he was on the dean’s list. While searching for his graduation, he encountered many academic problems. He played basketball at Hewitt Trussville High School in Trussville, Alabama, and later became a member of the National Honor Society.
He was named to the Southern Athletic Association’s Academic Honor Roll. Colin played for the Panthers in 19 games and was part of the team that had three teams in the top 30 in terms of three different categories, including 3-point attempts, offensive rebounds per game, and total rebounds per game. Colin was great in all departments – a good human being, friend, infectious laugh, sports, research, eager to learn anything, and what not.
How did Colin Glover die? Cause of death
The head of the Birmingham-Southern College men’s basketball team, Colin Glover, sadly passed away on Friday, December 16. Colin was only 21 years old at the time of his death. Colin Glover’s cause of death is still unclear and no one is revealing the reason behind his passing at the time of writing this article.
Birmingham-Southern College Athletics wrote on their official Facebook page.
“The Birmingham-Southern community is currently mourning Colin Glover, a male basketball student athlete, along with his family.”
“In a joint statement, athletic director Kyndall Waters and head men’s basketball coach Chris Graves praised Colin as a brilliant student, dedicated player and excellent teammate. We are in prayer for his family, especially his twin brother Cam, who plays basketball for the BSC men’s team. For the Glover family, BSC Basketball and all those affected by Colin, we pray for comfort and peace.”
Colin’s family will provide more details on his funeral arrangements at a later date and we will clarify as soon as we receive information.
Tributes paid to Colin Glover
Lisa Jones: “I am very sad to hear this and I am praying that God grants his family, friends and the BSC community healing and serenity”.
larry thomas:: “Although I did not meet the young man, we share the same sorrow and suffering for a relative of BSC. the comfort and peace of the family.”
jeff berry:: “Colin was such a fun and humble guy with a lot of talent, he left too soon. May God bless him and his family.”
Misty Barton Pierce: “Sending prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time for our family to the Glover family!”
Eleanor Collins: “I pray that God surrounds the Glover family, the BSC family, my teammates and my friends in perfect tranquility.”
We also feel a mixture of disbelief and shock at his untimely death and our sincere prayer to God that his soul may rest in peace. We will finish this article now, and we hope that you found what you were looking for.