Florida, Cowboys LB Godfrey Myles Passes Away Following Massive Heart Attack

Linebacker who played for the Florida Gators and the Dallas Cowboys, has passed away following a massive heart attack.

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Godfrey Myles Dies Following Massive Heart Attack

Just one day after suffering a massive heart attack, former Florida and Dallas Cowboys likebacker Godfrey Myles has passed away. Myles was reportedly in a hospital on Wednesday night after the heart attack and was placed on life support as a result. Myles passed away in the hospital on Thursday night, the NFL and Dallas Cowboys confirmed in a statement on Friday evening.

Godfrey Myles, the former Cowboys linebacker who won three Super Bowls with the team in the '90s, died late Thursday night at the age of 42.

Myles spent his college days at Florida, where he played for Galen Hall and Steve Spurrier. At Florida, he was an All-American honorable mention in 1989 and earned All-SEC honors in 1990. He was drafted in the third round of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, and spent six seasons there, earning three Super Bowl rings in the process.

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Florida, Cowboys LB Godfrey Myles Suffers Massive Heart Attack, According To Report

Godfrey Myles, a former linebacker for the Florida Gators and the Dallas Cowboys during their storied reign over the NFL, is reportedly fighting for his life as of Wednesday night after suffering a massive heart attack.

Gator prayers for my UF teammate Godfrey Myles and his family. He has suffered a massive heart attack.less than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

The university appears to have confirmed this on its official football Twitter feed. Myles started playing for former Florida coach Galen Hall, then played under Steve Spurrier. He then played for the Cowboys from 1991 to 96.

Myles has already had an unfortunate time as of late. He was indicted in connection with a mortgage fraud investigation in Florida in March.

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