Former Miami Dolphins defensive end killed in house fire

Former Miami Dolphins defensive end Quentin Moses, 33, died after an intense house fire engulfed a Monroe, Ga., house Sunday.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a 31-year-old woman, Andria Godard, and her 10-year-old daughter also were killed in the fire, which authorities believe started around 6 a.m. Sunday. Once firefighters arrived, they found the home completely engulfed in flames.

Moses was a standout at the University of Georgia before joining the Dolphins in 2007. He play four years with the Dolphins and was currently working as an assistant coach at Reinhardt University. According to the Journal-Constitution, Moses’ body was found first, and firefighters found Godard and her daughter’s bodies after the blaze was contained.

“It’s hard. Really hard,” neighbor Melanie Anderson told WSB-TV. “That was our friends, and my daughter’s friend, so I just feel really bad for her family.”

Firefighters are investigating the cause of the blaze.