Elgin Star Athlete Victim In Arboretum Shooting

Willie Simmons, III (’21) is a player we’ve known since his pop warner days. Covering his older siblings (Te’Rel, Dae Dae and De’Clayvin), we knew oen day Willie would have his turn to shine.

Its with sad news we report that he was among the victims in April 18th’s shooting at The Arboretum.

Willie was signed to play football at The University of North Texas beginning Fall Semester. We spoke with Willie over the Summer about his college decision and trying to get Elgin Football pride back.

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