Sports world reacts to tragic death of Oregon Ducks’ Spencer Webb: ‘Amazing person loved by all’

Devastating news hit the Oregon Ducks program Wednesday night when it was announced that tight end Spencer Webb suffered a fatal head injury while near Triangle Lake.

According to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, the incident appears to be accidental and is under investigation.

Webb was 22 years old. He was entering his fifth-year junior season this fall and was a projected starter for the Ducks football team.

Ducks head coach Dan Lanning tweeted, “So full of life at every moment of the day. Your smile and energy will be missed Spencer. I love you! ”

“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Spencer Webb,” Oregon’s football program tweeted. “Our hearts go out to his family, teammates, and friends at such a difficult time. We will miss Spencer greatly. ”

After Webb’s death began to circulate on social media Wednesday, friends, players, coaches, and more, sent messages of remembrance:

– Aron Yohannes

ayohannes@oregonian.com; @aronyohannes

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