‘I wish I could tell him I love him one more time’: Friends, family, fans gather to honor former UCF Knight Otis Anderson Jr.

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Orlando Sentinel

Hundreds gathered Saturday night outside UCF’s on-campus football stadium to honor the life of former Knights running back Otis Anderson Jr., who died tragically Monday night at the hands of his own father. Friends, family and Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity brothers of Anderson, along with UCF fans, held a candlelight vigil to remember his life. Hearts were heavy at the event that was needed for those who knew Anderson and were shocked by his sudden passing at 23. “Otis lived a short life, but I feel he did everything that God wanted him to do,” Denise Anderson, his mother, told the crowd in atten…

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