Florida International University football player,Luke Knox and brother to Buffalo Bills’ Dawson Knox, died on Wednesday night. He was 22.
FIU Interim President Kenneth Jessell said in a video statement posted on the university’s Twitter account. “Today, our hearts are heavy as the FIU community mourns the loss of one of our Panthers, student-athlete Luke Knox,”
FIU Head Football Coach Mike MacIntyre who coached Luke, also shared his condolences on twitter;”extend sincere condolences to Luke’s family and all who love him.”
“Words cannot express the heartfelt sorrow we feel because of the passing of our teammate and friend, Luke Knox,” MacIntyre said in the statement. “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 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.”
Really sad news, he was so young. May his soul rest in peace.