Some reactions on Twitter to the death of Gophers football player Gary Tinsley:

Gophers football teammate Da'Jon McKnight (@McknightWR6): "I just hope they send his degree to his mom. He worked so hard for it. That's all he wanted."

Gophers men's basketball player Andre Hollins (@AndreHollins): "It's a lot of things that happen that make you realize how precious life is."

Gophers men's hockey player Nick Larson (@LarsDaddy): "Back on campus and sad to hear the news about Gary Tinsley. Big time skill and an even better guy. #RIP."

Ex-Gophers football coach Tim Brewster (@TimBrewster): "My heart is absolutely broken over the loss of GT. So special in every way ... a son to me."