Via this tweet from John M. Crist (whose Twitter profile says he is NFL Analyst for Scout.com, a voter for the Heisman Trophy and a member of the Professional Football Writers of America), we learn that Bears coach Lovie Smith's mother has passed away:â†µâ†µ
The mother of Bears coach Lovie Smith has passed away in Texas at the tender age of 77. She suffered for years from diabetes. RIP Mae Smith.
There's a bit more information in this article on KLTV's website, including a photo of Mae Smith.â†µâ†µ
Our condolences to Lovie Smith, his family, and the Bears family.