Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell after hanging himself on Wednesday. The 27-year-old was serving a life sentence for murder. His death came less than a week after he was acquitted in a second murder case.

Here is some reaction from current and former NFL players and media. 





— Ike Taylor (@Ike_SwagginU) April 19, 2017



— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) April 15, 2017



— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) April 19, 2017



— Flash Gordon (@JOSH_GORDONXII) April 19, 2017



From beginning to end, a tragedy.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 19, 2017



— Donté Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) April 19, 2017


— ANTONIO CROMARTIE (@CRO31) April 19, 2017



— Joique Bell (@JoiqueBell) April 19, 2017