Former Miami Hurricanes running back Tyrone Moss has died at age 33. The University of Miami confirmed the news on Friday, July 27, with a post on social media which read, “One of our brothers was taken too soon. Our thoughts are with Tyrone Moss’ family and friends during this difficult time.”
There is no word on where Moss was at the time of his passing.
“It’s a total shock,” Steve Davis, Moss’ former coach, said. “He was, by far, the best player I’ve ever coached at the high school level…My greatest moment was watching him in that state championship. He had over 200 yards. He was just incredible. He was a great football player, but he was a greater human.”
All of the information available on Moss’ passing can be seen below.
Tyrone Moss Cause of Death: Currently Undisclosed
While the specific cause of death has not been announced, it is reported by the Orlando Sun-Sentinel that the former running back was suffering from “an unspecified illness or medical condition.” The update was provided by Moss’ former coach at Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Florida, Steve Davis. During his high school career, Moss rushed for 7,105 yards and led the team to a state championship.
At Miami, Moss recorded 1,942 yards on the ground and 26 touchdowns.
Our deepest condolences go out to Moss’ family and friends during this incredibly tragic time.
This is a developing story. More information will be added as it becomes available.