Luke Knox, 22 years old, a football player for Florida International University and the younger brother of Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox, passed away on Thursday

It was announced by School’s Athletics Department and express sympathy and support for the player’s family, friends and teammates.

However, the Luke Knox's cause of death was not disclosed by the institution, and show condolence to his brother and family. Knox skills had always impressed the Coach of FIU.

Mike MacIntyre, head coach at FIU, recalled Knox as a kind and dedicated teammate, noting that while "what I will always remember is his real love for his family and teammates."

I hold Luke's family in high regard and pray for them in this difficult time "Added MacIntyre in a statement.

He was a brilliant player. Knox spent four years at the University of Mississippi under MacIntyre's tutelage before transferring to Florida International University.

Dawson Knox, Knox's elder brother, played for Ole Miss before signing with the Bills in 2019. The Knox brother is from Brentwood, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville.

Sean McDermott, the head coach of the Bills, started his press conference on Thursday by offering his condolences to the Knox family.

Coach Lane Kiffin of the University of Mississippi also paid tribute to Knox on Twitter. And tweeted “I am very grateful for my personal relationship and time spent with Luke”

Coaches and support staff have been contacting our football family and will keep doing so to make sure our student-athletes get the assistance they require, according to a statement from FIU Athletics.

Knox made a significant contribution to the University of Mississippi as a linebacker, a tight end. He made 11 tackles while playing in seven games for Ole Miss in 2021.