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Former Nebraska Football Player Passed Away At 45

Nebraska fans play football outside Memorial Stadium.

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 6: People play ball before the game between the McNeese State Cowboys and the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

A former Nebraska Cornhuskers football player passed away earlier this week. He was just 45.

Brian Nunns, a four-year letterwinner for the Huskers, died on Thursday. The offensive lineman was a Lincoln, Neb. native.

Here's his obituary:

Nunns, Brian Thomas Age 45 Lincoln, NE. Passed away on May 31, 2018. Born on April 13, 1973 in Lincoln to Thomas and Linda (Wellman) Nunns. Home Builder, Nunns Construction Company. Previously worked as sales manager for Lifetime Fitness (2008-2014). Graduate of Lincoln High School, and University of Nebraska Lincoln, where he was a 4-year Letterman, playing offensive Lineman for the Cornhusker football team. Family members include his parents, Thomas and Linda Nunns; sister, Diana (James) Schilf, all of Lincoln; grandmother, Irene Wellman, of York, NE; nieces, Courtney (Josh) Kounovsky of Plainview NE, and Kelsey (Matt) Koranda, and Allison Schilf of Lincoln; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Fred and Naomi Nunns, and Vernon Wellman. FUNERAL SERVICE: 2pm Wednesday, June 6, at Christ Lutheran Church, 4325 Sumner Street. Memorials in lieu of flowers to American Heart Association, or TeamMates. VISITATION: Tuesday 4-8pm, with family Greeting friends 5-7pm at Roper and Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Drive (40th & Yankee Hill Rd.). Condolences online at: Roperandsons.com ROPER & SONS FUNERAL SERVICES 4300 O St., Lincoln, NE (402) 476-1225

Our thoughts are with Brian's friends and family. May he rest in peace.