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Former Star CFB Running Back Passes Away At 33

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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 30: Miami Hurricanes helmets sit on a case during the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Hard Rock Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Tyrone Moss, a key contributor for the Miami Hurricanes in the mid-2000s, has passed away. Moss was 33.

Moss died on Thursday of an "unspecified illness or medical condition" according to the Sun-Sentinel. A former star at Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Moss stayed home to play for the 'Canes from 2003-06.

Miami football confirmed his death this morning.

Moss saw extensive action all four years at Miami. As a true freshman, he rushed for 511 yards and five touchdowns, sharing carries with Jarrett Payton and Frank Gore.

Moss' best season came as a junior in 2005. That fall, he led Miami in rushing with 701 yards while scoring 12 touchdowns.

Currently, Moss ranks fifth all-time in the Miami record books with 26 rushing touchdowns. His 412 carries are 10th-best in Hurricane history, while his 1,942 yards are good for 14th-place.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Moss' family and friends, as well as the entire Miami football program.

May he rest in peace.