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Reports: Former Iowa Star Tyler Sash Has Passed Away At 27

Some horrendous news out of Iowa this afternoon. Multiple reports are indicating that former Iowa Hawkeye star and New York Giants safety Tyler Sash has passed away at the age of 27.

The cause of Sash's death is unknown at this time.

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Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz was supposed to have a regularly scheduled press conference this afternoon, but it has been postponed. 

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A sixth-round draft pick of the Giants in 2011, Sash was a special teams standout who helped the club win Super Bowl XLVI. He registered 25 tackles and a forced fumble over two NFL seasons in New York.

Our thoughts are with Sash's friends and family as well as the entire Hawkeye community.