Texas A&M Recruit Tobi Oyedeji Dies After Car Accident

Tragic news out of Houston Sunday when Tobi Oyedeji, a 6-9 power forward and a Texas A&M basketball signee, died from injuries suffered from a car accident.  According to MyFoxHouston, Oyedeji's car collided with an SUV Sunday morning after his senior prom. The driver of that vehicle was killed at the scene. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.

Aggie head basketball coach Mark Turgeon commented on the tragegy Sunday.

"The world has lost a great kid today," Turgeon said. "Tobi epitomized the term student-athlete. He was a very good student. He worked hard in the classrooms and on the basketball court and he was a terrific basketball player. This is difficult to understand and today is a very sad day. My heart aches for his mom and dad. Tobi was an only child and I would like everyone to pray for Tobi's parents."

Turgeon also told Andy Katz that Oyedeji was going to become an integral part of the Texas A&M program.

"He was going to be a big part of our program," Turgeon said. "More than just basketball, his personality, his character, he would have helped us in so many ways. He was a great student. He epitomized the values we have here."

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