Despite his grief, Smith scored two touchdowns during the game...
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2012
Last Sunday, the Ravens won over the New England Patriots. However, it was a bittersweet victory for the team's wide receiver, Torey Smith. Based on a report from usatoday.com,his brother passed away just hours before the game. And for playing despite what happened, GreenBeanBuddy.com commented that Smith was such an inspiration to others.
Despite his grief, Smith scored two touchdowns during the game, said the report. On the second quarter, it relayed that he pointed to the sky, knelt to pray for a moment and pointed upward again after his first touchdown. The rest of the Ravens also paid respect to his late brother by offering a pre-game moment of silence.
The report shared that Smith's younger brother, Tevin Chris Jones, died late Saturday night. The cause was a motorcycle accident. A separate report from washingtonpost.com detailed that it happened on Route 672 in Westmoreland County, northeast of Virginia. It added that the police confirmed alcohol was not the cause and that Jones was wearing his helmet. He was 19.
Here's an excerpt from the post Torey Smith Helps Ravens Win Despite Brothers' Death Hours Earlier by GreenBeanBuddy.com.
“Torey Smith experienced both a loss and a victory over the weekend. Very early on Sunday morning, the wide receiver got an emergency call informing him of his brother's death. But that same day, despite his grief, he helped the Ravens win.
Torey's late brother, Tevin Chris Jones, 19, died late Saturday night of a motorcycle accident. He passed away after running off the right side of the road and striking a utility pole along Route 672 in Westmoreland County, northeast of Virginia. Police said he was wearing his helmet and alcohol played no part in the accident.”
Entertainment and sports new website GreenBeanBuddy.com related that right after receiving an urgent call informing him of his brother's death, Smith immediately went home. And according to the site, that just showed how good of a brother he is. His playing despite his grief over his younger sibling's death also showed his ethics as an athlete, the website added. And those two things made him an inspiration to others, the website concluded.
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