MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA. (THECOUNT) — Luke Knox, a Florida International University football player and the brother of Buffalo Bills player, Dawson Knox, has died. He was 22.
Details surrounding the death of Luke Knox were not provided as of Thursday morning.
The tragic news was originally released by the university.
We are saddened by the sudden passing of Luke Knox, a member of the FIU Football program.
We send our thoughts and prayers to Luke’s family, friends and teammates during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/07tHUiBByj
— FIU Athletics (@FIUAthletics) August 18, 2022
FIU Head Coach Mike Macintyre released the following statement:
“Words cannot express the heartfelt sorrow we feel because of the passing of our teammate and friend, Luke Knox. I had the honor of coaching Luke at Ole Miss and at FIU. While I admired his passion for football, his genuine love for his family and teammates is what I will always remember. He had a special way of making everyone around him feel comfortable and confident. Luke’s family is special to me, and they will continually be in my heart and in my prayers during this difficult time. On behalf of the entire FIU football family, I extend sincere condolences to Luke’s family and all who love him.” – Mike Macintyre, FIU head football coach
A cause of death was not provided.
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