Oct 1, 2011; Fresno, CA, USA; General view of a Mississippi Rebels helmet on the field during the game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Bulldog Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports

Ole Miss Offensive Lineman Park Stevens Dies in Car Accident


Ole Miss Rebels offensive lineman Park Stevens died in a car accident on Wednesday afternoon, according to USA Today. The accident took place in Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The 20-year-old lineman reportedly ran into the back of a semi that was trying to cross a four-lane highway.

The football team acknowledged the loss of park on Wednesday night in a statement.

“Our team is hurting tonight with the loss of Park,” Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said in the prepared statement. “He was a tremendous young man that was loved by his teammates and coaches, and Rebel Nation will never forget him. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Stevens’ family, his friends, our team and all those he touched during his life.”

Stevens joined the Ole Miss football team as a walk-on following his transfer from East Central Community College.

We send out our deepest condolences to the entire Stevens family and all of those who are affected by the accident as they deal with this tragic loss.

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  • Ronny Gillespie

    Condolences from the Bama Fan Base. RIP Park.

  • Jeff

    God Bless Park and his family. Be with the Rebel football team. From A Bulldog.

  • Jon Rutland

    God Bless his family and I pray for a comforting peace from our Creator. I am a Bulldawg fan through and through and I’ve never once hated Ole Miss as other fans from my college have shown in the past, but I pray for this team and the devastating loss that this will have on them just like when we lost Nick Bell. I hope and pray for a peace that will envelope them while they go through this time of hurt, sorrow, and loss.

  • Jeff McHan

    Condolences from Hog Nation. Prayers for the family and friends affected

  • Barry Peters

    GOD BLESS,SENDIN PRAYERS…ITS SO SAD SUCH A YOUNG LIFE…

  • Shari

    Condolences from myself and our little part of the Bamanation! RIP and God Bless!

  • peewee

    Prayers going out to His Family & the Ole Miss Family.

  • Mike E

    Stuff like this reminds us all of how fragile life is. Prayers and condolences offered to his family and the Rebel Nation.

  • Donna Cabler Patterson

    Condolences from an Auburn Fan! So

    sad to here this from any team.Prayers for the family.

  • Sherri Wallace-Purvis

    Praying for the Ole Miss Family & the Steven’s Family! During this very difficult time! God Bless! From Pensacola , Florida -Bama <3

  • Tracy Tomblin Propst

    So sorry to hear this. Condolences to his family from this Alabama fan.

  • nick

    condolences from me and the VOL nation. R.I.P. Park Stevens