Florida International University Linebacker Dead at 22
Luke Knox, a Florida International University linebacker and brother of Buffalo Bills star Dawson Knox, has died suddenly at the age of 22.
A cause of death was not revealed.
Police responded to one of the campus dorms on Wednesday after receiving a call about a medical emergency.
Upon arrival, officers attempted to revive Knox while waiting for paramedics to show up. Knox was then transported to a nearby hospital — where he later died.
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
Luke Knox, FIU LB and brother of Bills TE Dawson Knox, has passed away at the age of 22. RIP. 🕊 pic.twitter.com/vKf6zHZPVr
— theScore (@theScore) August 18, 2022
Luke’s older brother Dawson, 25, is a tight end for the Bills and played college ball at Ole Miss.
— Dawson Knox (@dawson_knox) March 17, 2015
FIU’s Panthers compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the East Division of Conference USA (CUSA).