Breaking news from the emergency radio in Greenwood. Just heard from the police radio chatter that Bears player Gaines Adams, 26, is dead.
Gaines Adams played for Clemson University during his college days and was an athletic superstar. Gaines Adams died on Sunday morning and was taken to the hospital Emergency Room at Self Regional in Greenwood.
Gaines Adams was later on recruited by Chicago Bears and played the defensive end. Gaines was the fourth player chosen in the 2007 National Football League draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Gaines made the traded from Tampa to the Bears last year in October. An autopsy will be performed today by a forensic pathologist.
At this time we do not know the cause of Gaines Adams death but it comes as shocking. Me and my buddies were great fans of Gaines and will surely miss him.
Please leave condolence message below. The funeral for Gaines Adams has not been scheduled yet but we will update this website once the family releases the details.