O.J. Murdock, wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans was found this morning in his car in front of the Tampa Bay high school that he attended with a self-inflected gunshot wound around 8:30am this morning. He was later pronounced dead at Tampa General Hospital.

Murdock was signed by the Titans in 2011 as an undrafted free agent but has sidelined by an foot injury. It was reported that Murdock has had not reported to training camp due to some personal reasons.

“We are shocked and saddened to hear of O.J. Murdock’s death this morning,” said the Tennessee Titans in a statement. “In his brief time here, a number of our players, coaches and staff had grown close to O.J., and this is a difficult time for them. He spent the last year battling back from an Achilles injury as he prepared for this year’s training camp. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends as they try to cope with this tragedy.”

This sad and disturbing story is still being developed. We’ll keep you posted on the latest details.

Your Jersey Girlfriend,

Marcelle English