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12/5/2007-Tyler

Steers Focus on Healing & Praying After Bailey's Death

On the Texas College campus Wednesday it was an an official day of healing and praying after the death of a popular student athlete.

Defensive lineman Shane Bailey died Wednesday morning after taking his own life. Bailey was a two-year letterman and a Hurricane Katrina evacuee from New Orleans.

KLTV NFL analyst Lemuel Stinson is also the Steers defensive coordinator. He said the entire Steer family is hurting.

"He was a fun loving guy," Stinson said. "He always had a smile on his face so when something like this happens, it stunned me."

Stinson said Bailey was being looked at by professional scouts and had a chance to make it to the NFL. His funeral are still pending.
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