Former Texas Southern QB Shot and Killed in New Jersey

By: Kevin Sherrington – Dallas News

Fifteen years ago, Bruce Springsteen captured the New Jersey seaside town of Asbury Park, home of his musical roots, with a song evoking images of boarded up windows, empty streets, young men on corners “like scattered leaves.”

My City of Ruins, he called it.

Jamar Small grew up on those same mean streets and wanted better, which is how he ended up a long way from home at Texas Southern.

Read the full story – Gone too soon at 24, former Texas Southern QB Jamar Small tried to give back to Asbury Park


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