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Former Miami Dolphins linebacker, 2 others die in house fire

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Posted at 8:25 PM, Feb 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-12 20:25:57-05

MONROE, Ga. (AP) -- Fire officials say former NFL linebacker Quentin Moses and two other people died Sunday morning in a house fire in Georgia.

Monroe Fire Department Chief Keith Glass tells local news media that the 33-year-old Moses, 31-year-old Andria Godard and her 10-year-old daughter Jasmine Godard died after the fire started around 6 a.m. Moses was found unconscious and moved outside the house. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Moses was a defensive end for the Georgia Bulldogs from 2003-2005. He played four seasons with the Miami Dolphins from 2007-2010 as a linebacker.

Moses was an assistant coach at Reinhardt University.

Glass says the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.