Jacksonville State football commit Philstavious “Phil” Dowdell was killed Saturday night in a mass shooting in Dadeville, Alabama, according to a Sunday article from 247Sports National News Desk Writer Robbie Weinstein.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Philstavious Dowdell and the other victims of the senseless tragedy last night,” Jacksonville State head coach Rich Rodriguez said in a statement. “He was a great young man with a bright future.

“My staff and I are heartbroken and hope that everyone will support his family through this difficult time.”