Report: Former star Mississippi State WR De'Runnya Wilson killed in Birmingham
Tragedy has struck the Mississippi State family with a report out of Birmingham on Tuesday evening.
According to Birmingham Police, 25-year-old De’Runnya Wilson, a former Mississippi State wide receiver, was killed.
As you can see in the video below, police are investigating this as a homicide after a family member found Wilson unresponsive in his home:
Media Release 15 Homicide Investigation underway pic.twitter.com/NTGyvlpEuE
— Birmingham Police (@BhamPolice) January 21, 2020
Wilson played at Mississippi State from 2013 to 2015, recording 132 catches for 1,936 yards and 22 touchdowns. He then went undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, eventually playing for the Albany Empire in the Arena Football League.
Wilson also played in 7 games for the Mississippi State basketball team as a freshman.