Luke Knox, brother of Buffalo Bills' Dawson Knox, dies at 22.

Luke Knox, brother of Buffalo Bills' Dawson Knox, dies at 22.

The death of Luke Knox, a 22-year-old football player for Florida International, was reported on Thursday.

Brentwood, Tennessee native Knox spent four seasons at Ole Miss before moving to FIU.

Knox, a business major, died Wednesday evening. Police don't suspect foul play, but the cause is unknown.

"Words cannot reflect the genuine grief we feel," FIU coach Mike MacIntyre said.

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I coached Luke at Ole Miss and FIU. His affection for his family and teammates is what I'll remember most about him.

He had a way of making everyone around him feel at ease and confident."

MacIntyre was Ole Miss' defensive coordinator when Knox started two games in 2019.

In 2021, he played largely special teams and had 11 tackles and 2 sacks.

"We send our thoughts and prayers to Luke's family, friends, and teammates," FIU added.

"Coaches and staff have reached out to our football family and will continue to do so"

FIU players discovered Knox's death late Wednesday. Thursday, grief counsellors met with the squad and university.

In a message sent out early on Thursday, Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin also expressed his sympathies.

Kiffin added, "I am really thankful for my personal relationship and time spent with Luke.

He was a fantastic colleague and an even greater guy who uplifted everyone around him, according to the author.

Dawson Knox and his family will receive support from the Bills, coach Sean McDermott said Thursday.

"My heart goes out to Dawson and his family," added McDermott.