Students at Southern Arkansas University mourn the loss of a star football player and a former student.
Both were shot at a party early Sunday morning.
It happened at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Magnolia.
Police say 23-year-old Brandon Hobdy and 24-year-old Wayne Payton were taken to the hospital where they later died.
Hobdy was a senior wide receiver for the mule-riders.
SAU athletics director Steve Browning says the team practiced as scheduled today and players are counting on each other for support.