A Mississippi State freshman football player was killed in a one-car accident along with his father who also played for MSU.

Bulldogs defensive lineman Keith Joseph Jr., 18, and his father, former linebacker Keith Joseph Sr., 44, were on their way to a football game at Pascagoula High School, where they both played.

Authorities say the car Joseph Jr. was driving flipped over several times. They're still investigating the accident.

"We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the tragic loss of Keith Jr. and his father," Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said in a statement.

"Keith had such a promising future as a Bulldog following in the legacy started by Keith Sr., who played for our program 25 years ago."

Joseph Sr., 44, ranks 10th all time in MSU history with 14 sacks, according to ESPN.

Funeral arrangements are pending. Tributes have been pouring in over Twitter from current and former MSU players.

Watch the report above.


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