Georgia State Athletics

05/24/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/25/2020 01:57

In Memoriam: Gerald Howse

Georgia State Athletics mourns the passing of former football student-athlete Gerald Howse, who died at the age of 28.

Howse, from Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Siegel High School, lettered at running back for the Panthers in 2013-14 after transferring from NE Oklahoma A&M.

After graduating with his degree in sociology, he entered the coaching profession, beginning with stints at Oklahoma Baptist (2015) and NE Oklahoma A&M (2016-19). He was honored as the NJCAA Top Assistant Coach in 2017.

Howse was named the running backs coach at Tennessee Tech in January 2020.

He is survived by his parents, Tracy and Gerald Howse Sr., and his sister Devenea.