Former Madison County, Florida State stand-out dies at 33

Geno Hayes
Posted at 11:01 PM, Apr 26, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Less than one week after being moved into hospice care, former Madison County and Florida State football stand-out Geno Hayes has died. ABC 27 confirmed the news with Madison County head football coach Mike Coe.

Hayes was awaiting a liver transplant after fighting liver disease for several years.

He was drafted in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft, enjoying a seven year NFL career. He was 33 years old. Several former players, as well as other figures in the college football scene, have expressed their condolences as they received word of his death.