The Auburn Tigers football family was saddened to hear about the passing of Jamar Travis, a member of AU’s national championship squad, this weekend. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn, who was at AU for three seasons of Travis’ Tigers career (2009-11), remembered Travis in a tweet Sunday.

“Saddened to hear the passing of Jamar Travis (2009-12). He was a super person with a great smile. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends,” Malzahn tweeted.

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The W.S. Neal (East Brewton, Alabama) football program announced the passing of Travis on Saturday. It did not state a cause of death or mention funeral arrangements.

Travis signed with Auburn in 2009. He did not start for AU, but was a reserve defensive lineman and contributed on special teams. He logged nine total tackles in three seasons (2010-12) on the team, according to college football stats site

Malzahn was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks under Gene Chizik during those three seasons.