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Some Sad News 06-03

(12:03 p.m.): Heard about this a couple days ago, but we waited until we got more info before saying anything.

Mike Woods, UC’s first consensus All-American who played from 1975-77, died last week at the age of 54.

“Great guy,” said Jim Kelly Jr., who played with him at UC for two years. “Absolutely wonderful personality. He lived in Cleveland and came in with a lot of talent. A good frame, but thin. He was one of those guys who worked his tail off and put on some nice weight that made him a speciman to look at. He turned out to be a phenomenal football player.”

Read the rest here.