first_imgFans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin' Cajuns at Tiger Stadium.BATON ROUGE, LA – SEPTEMBER 19: Fans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin’ Cajuns at Tiger Stadium on September 19, 2009 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)The father of an LSU Tigers’ football player has tragically passed away at the age of 49.Kary Vincent Sr., a former Texas A&M football standout and the father of LSU defensive back Kary Vincent Jr., has died.Vincent Sr. played at Texas A&M in the early 1990s.News of the passing was reported by Lance Edwards with 12 News Now.“Sad news tonight out of Port Arthur. Coach Kary Vincent has passed away. PAISD Superintendent Dr. Mark Porterie confirms with @12NewsNow that Vincent died on Wednesday. Prayers for the Titan community and his family from everyone at 12 News and #409Sports,” he tweeted.Sad news tonight out of Port Arthur. Coach Kary Vincent has passed away. PAISD Superintendent Dr. Mark Porterie confirms with @12NewsNow that Vincent died on Wednesday. Prayers for the Titan community and his family from everyone at 12 News and #409Sports. pic.twitter.com/hZctYuXaei— Lance Edwards (@12NewsLance) December 27, 2018Vincent Jr., a four-star sophomore defensive back, paid tribute to his father on Twitter.KK Gone Live Through Me?— Kary Vincent Jr. (@__KCINCO) December 26, 2018I love you daddy— Kary Vincent Jr. (@__KCINCO) December 26, 2018Our thoughts are with the Vincent family at this tough time.May Kary Vincent Sr. rest in peace.last_img