Tragedy struck the college football world on Saturday, as 31-year-old Louisiana assistant coach D.J. Looney died after suffering a heart attack during a team workout.

Looney played offensive line for the Mississippi State Bulldogs during his playing career and also served as a graduate assistant at the school under Dan Mullen.

After learning of Looney’s death, MSU president Mark Keenum and AD John Cohen issued statements offering their condolences to the Looney family:

Looney was part of the Bulldog teams that won the 2007 Liberty Bowl over UCF and the 2010 Gator Bowl over Michigan.

He served as a GA under Mullen in 2011.