Former Football Coach of Markel Owens Speaks Out

JACKSON, Tenn. — Former football coach of Markel Owens, Steve Hookfin, has released a statement about Wednesday’s shooting death of his former athlete. Read his statement below: “Markel was an outstanding young man who was looking forward to graduating from college this spring. He wanted to pursue a Master’s in Business. I can’t say enough about his character and the plans he had for his future. This is a big loss for his family, our school, and the community.”

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