Who Is Aqib Talib Brother Yaqub Talib? Texas Coach Shooting and Its Aftermath
Aqib Talib’s younger brother Yaqub Talib has been reported to have shot and killed a Texas coach. While the internet world is still trying to figure out if it is true or not, a Chinese whisper has created a mess.
A former cornerback for American football, Aqib Talib has earned unanimous All-American accolades while playing college football at the University of Kansas, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
Who Is Aqib Talib’s Brother Yaqub Talib?
There was a shooting at a youth football game in Lancaster Saturday, killing a coach. The shooting at a scrimmage between 9-year-olds took the life of Mike Hickmon. Reportedly involved is Yaqub Talib, brother of NFL player Aqib Talib. This news is currently breaking the Internet, and everyone is talking about it.
It is actually scary how wrong information travels on the web. As the name Yaqub is the suspect, there are many web pages that are manipulating the news are making it look like the famous brother is the one involved. Til now, it is still unknown if the lesser popular sibling was also involved or not, but he is the major suspect in the case for now.
Just like his brother, Yaqub was born to his mother and father, late Theodore Henry and Okolo Talib, and grew up following Islam. Having spent most of his childhood in Cleveland, Ohio. He has two older sisters as well, Saran and Kai. His youngest bro Aqib is named after being the last child in the family.
Texas Coach Shooting and Its Aftermath – Is The Suspect Yaqub Talib In Jail?
The information that Aqib Talib and his brother may have been responsible for the murder of a coach during a youth football game disturbs the watchers. Additionally, a video that depicts a section of the altercation and the aftermath of the gunshot has been going viral on the Internet. His supporters are hoping and praying that the report is untrue.
As far as Yaqub is in jail or not is concerned, his being the killer is still not confirmed. The authorities have refrained from giving out any information as of now, and everything we have been hearing til now is unauthorized.
A netizen says, “Regardless if Aqib Talib and his brother did the shooting or not, this was senseless! A gun at a youth football game? I’m a basketball official and sometimes I feel that it’s the adults that are ruining youth sports!!!!”
Many Twitter users claim that Aqib’s brother is responsible for the shooting, while many say that it is untrue. Amidst this, Aqib’s name also got involved. Unexpected gunfire is heard, and people immediately begin to flee the area. In the 33-second video, five rounds are fired in total. It’s unclear if the shot was fired by Aqib or his sibling.