Colts WR plans to help daughter of fallen teammate

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Night net null Former Colts running back Zurlon Tipton suffered an unfortunate fate on June 28 when he accidentally shot himself.At 26 years old, Tipton left behind a young daughter, Zoe. The obituary for Tipton said Zoe "was the apple of his eye and he truly adored and cherished her." In fact, according to the Detroit Free Press, at the time of his death, Tipton was in town to attend Zoe’s kindergarten graduation. MORE: Must-see photos from training camp | AFC predictions Nothing will ever replace the loss of her father, but Colts receiver Donte Moncrief will do the best he can to support Zoe.  Daddy's lil girl😍😍A photo posted by Zurlon Tipton (@zurlontipton37) on Jan 2, 2016 at 2:39pm PST"That comes from being from the South. Wanting to help people and always give back. Like my dad always says, it's better to give than receive," Moncrief said, via ESPN. "I look at it as if she's my daughter and I want to make sure she's well taken ca

re of. I know that's something he would do for me."Moncrief was close friends with Tipton, and developed a strong relationship in their two seasons together. He was devastated when he found out about the news, and even made plans to meet with him the day before the accident.The Colts receiver still feels his presence, though, when he looks to the sky."He's still here watching over us," Moncrief said. "He's joking, rapping, singing and walking around with his shirt off like he's cut up. That's just him. He's keeping everything going."