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John Curtis Suicide? Former Florida Safety Dead At 24

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Former Florida Gators safety John Curtis is dead, OnlyGators.com reports. He was 24 years old. According to the web site, Curtis's death is thought to be a suicide.

Joe Haden, the seventh overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and a fellow former member of the Gators secondary, wrote a farewell note to Curtis on Twitter: "U never know how much u truly love someone until they r gone!! R.I.P John Curtis #24! U will be missed!!!! #lifeis2short!," the Cleveland Brown tweeted.

Dee Webb, another ex-Gator who currently plays Arena football in Jacksonville, tweeted about the reported death as well: "R.I.P to my former teammate JOHN CURTIS 24......we go miss u hommie..."

Curtis played special teams for Florida in 2006, when they won a national championship. In 2008, Curtis tore his ACL and never played college football again.

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U never know how much u truly love someone until they r gone!! R.I.P John Curtis #24! U will be missed!!!! #lifeis2short!less than a minute ago via mobile web

R.I.P to my former teammate JOHN CURTIS 24......we go miss u hommie...less than a minute ago via Twitstat Mobile

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