NJ high school football player shot and killed

by Jeff Fisher

Woodrow Wilson Tigers footballI tweeted-out earlier this week that its sad that high school football news is looking more-and-more like a police blotter.

Media outlets in the Philadelphia area are reporting that, Ja’meer Bullard, a top player at Camden’s Woodrow Wilson High School was shot-and-killed overnight.

According to the reports, Bullard’s family says he was walking to a store near his house with his younger cousin shortly after midnight when a gunman suddenly opened fire.

NBC 10 in Philly reports that Bullard, a junior running back, had received interest from Temple and was hoping to go to college to escape the streets of Camden.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.