Aaron Hernandez All-American Brick Removed From University Of Florida’s Campus

July 25, 2013 1:37 PM
Aaron Hernandez All-American Brick Removed From University Of Florida’s Campus
" BOSTON (CBS) — Bill Belichick said on Wednesday that he and the Patriots were disappointed to learn of Aaron Hernandez’s murder charges, and now the tight end’s alma mater is making the same statement, though without using any words.

The University of Florida removed a brick honoring Aaron Hernandez for his All-American season in 2009. The brick sat outside of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next to former teammate Maurkice Pouncey’s.

Ted Spiker, a University of Florida journalism professor, tweeted a photo of the removal process on Thursday morning.

Aaron Hernandez All-American brick coming down. ; Ted Spiker ( ProfSpiker) July 25, 2013

Julie Quittner of the Gainesville Television Network posted photos on Twitter after the brick had been removed, saying it will be taken back to the contractor’s plant and showing the blank brick that’s replaced it.

Here's what's left of the Aaron Hernandez brick- contractor was told to take it back to their plant in Lake City. ; Julie Quittner ( JQuittner) July 25, 2013

And it's a blank spot now, like Hernandez brick was never there… ; Julie Quittner ( JQuittner) July 25, 2013

Quittner also posted the official statement from Florida’s University Athletic Association "

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