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Former Western Kentucky offensive lineman Cody Hughes died at age of 32

Cody Hughes the former captain for the Hilltoppers is dead at the age of 32.

Cody Hughes was a Florida Boy, he was a mauler on the offensive line for Western Kentucky. The former Bradenton, Florida native died on Monday Night. Western Kentucky University posted this tweet last night.

Hughes is dead at the age of 32, and the cause of death is still pending the completion of the autopsy report.

“We’re saddened to learn of the passing of former Hilltopper offensive lineman and 2009 team captain Cody Hughes,” the WKU football program stated in a tweet posted on the team’s verified Twitter account. “Our thoughts are with his family, friends, teammates and loved ones.”

Hughes was a four year letter winner for the Hilltoppers from 2006 through 2009 and was their team captain when they spanked #5 Florida with Tim Tebow as their starting quarterback.

Hughes recently coached football at Sarasota High School.


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