NEW ORLEANS, La. – Former Nicholls State University Running Back, Dalton Hilliard Jr., has passed away at the age of 29.
The Nicholls State University Football program confirmed the news on Monday via Twitter:
The Nicholls Football program lost a member of our family, as former running back Dalton Hilliard Jr. passed away at the age of 29.— Nicholls Football 🏈 (@Nicholls_FB) August 10, 2020
Our thoughts are with his family, friends, former coaches and teammates. pic.twitter.com/QwwJ8R4Epk
Hilliard Jr. was the son of former LSU and New Orleans Saints star running back Dalton Hilliard Sr.