Ravens Tray Walker dies from motorcycle

Tray Walker was just beginning his NFL career, but Friday evening he succumbed to injuries suffered a day earlierwhenhis motorized dirt bike struck an SUV in the Liberty City area of Miami. He was 23.Walkers agent, Ronald Butler, confirmed Walker's death Friday.MORE: Notable sports deaths of 2016| Walker's college coach remembers '$1 million' kidThe 6-2 cornerback was Adolphus Washington Jersey a fourth-round pick of theRavens in the 2015 NFL Draft, becoming the highest-drafted player selected from Texas Southern since Joe Burch was taken in the third round of the 1994 draft. Walker appeared in eight games last season for the Ravens, mostly as a special teams player."Tray was a young man with a good and kind heart," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said in a statement. "He was humble and loved everything about being part of the Ravens' team. He loved his teammates, the practice and the preparation, and that showed every day. He was Jordan Poyer Jersey coachable, did his most to improve and worked to become the best."Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco called Walker "a young man who was full of energy and promise.""This is very hard to wrap my head around, and I am devastated," Flacco said."As a parent, I cannot O J Simpson Jersey imagine what his family is going through right now. All of my thoughts are with them. My hope is that we can be a little bit of help by being a second family for them."Safety Terrence Brooks said in a statement that Walker "will never leave my side" and that he would "fully dedicate my season to Tray.""It hurts my heart that he's not getting the chance to show the world just what type of man and football player he was going to be," Brooks said.Walker went to Miami Northwestern High School, where he was teammates withRaiders receiver Amari Cooper andVikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater Rod Streater Jersey .Walker's accident occurred about 7:50 p.m. Thursday. Police saidWalker's bike did not have lights and he was wearing dark clothing.He was taken toMiamis Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about 5 p.m. Friday.Harbaugh penned a heartfelt letterto his team Thursday after the accident and warned his players to "consideryour actions and choices" because "there are always consequences."