UAB running back Greg Bryant, a transfer from Notre Dame, is in critical condition after being shot in Florida on Satruday morning, according to several accounts from people close to the South Florida native. Among the first to report the news about the former blue-chip recruit was the official account of the American Heritage football program, Bryant's old high school team, where his father was a defensive line coach.

Stallion family please PRAY for our own Greg Bryant Jr. injured this AM and in critical cond. Need prayers now #GregBryantJr #StallionStrong

— AHS DELRAY FOOTBALL (@stallionsfb) May 7, 2016

According to the Palm Beach Post, two men were found shot in a car off an I-95 exit at 4:45 a.m. Saturday and were taken to St. Mary's Medical Center.

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Several members of the Notre Dame program also tweeted for prayers on Bryant's behalf.

Prayers out to Greg Bryant and his family!! Critical condition from incident early Saturday morning. #KeepFighting pic.twitter.com/iWtESq2K6C

— Coach Tony Alford (@CoachTonyAlford) May 7, 2016

Everyone please say a prayer for my friend @GregBryantJr2. He was shot last night. This world is a crazy place.🙏🏾

— Rico Suavee (@ronnie_stanley) May 7, 2016

Prayers going up for former ND RB Greg Bryant.

— Armando Allen Jr (@ArmandoAllenJr) May 7, 2016

Bryant transferred to UAB in January after spending a season at ASA College in Miami to focus on academics. In 2014, he rushed for 289 yards and three TDs on 54 carries as a backup for Notre Dame.