Eric Patterson Jr., former NFL cornerback was shot to death in his hometown of Tampa, Florida. Eric Patterson Jr., 26, A Tampa native was gunned down this weekend in what is believed to be a robbery. There are no official confirmations at this time but several NFL related sites have released the news of his death.
Patterson, was born and raised in Tampa Bay. Patterson played college football for the Ball State Cardinals.
Patterson was drafted to the NFL as a cornerback and played for the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns, and the St Louis Rams.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Patterson’s children, family, friends, and fans during this tragic time. Tampa Bay Stand Up!