His relationship with Hernandez had given Lloyd a glimpse of the life he'd dreamed of.Not only was Hernandez playing football for money -- for millions -- he was on the team Lloyd loved.
"I looked at him like, 'Odin' -- excuse my language -- 'but whose f---ing car is that? They had met sometime in the past two years through Lloyd's girlfriend, Shaneah Jenkins, the sister of Hernandez's fiancée, Shayanna.Hernandez, according to Hodge, told Lloyd he could keep it until Monday.Lloyd seemed always to be smiling, but his grin was even wider that weekend when he was behind the wheel of the SUV.So he grabbed some leftover barbecue and took Hodge home in the SUV. The future that Odin Lloyd dreamily talked about lasted less than 10 hours. on June 17, Lloyd was shot five times in the chest and back.Aaron Hernandez is now sitting in the Bristol County (Mass.) House of Corrections, charged with first-degree murder and five gun-related offenses. As the story of two men with similar dreams but completely different lives continues to unfold, all that the people close to Lloyd have are grief and questions.