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Former Buccaneers, Florida State linebacker Geno Hayes dies at 33

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ATLANTA – NOVEMBER 29: Geno Hayes #54 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 29, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Geno Hayes has died from liver disease. He was 33 years-old.

According to ESPN, Hayes entered the hospital last month and was placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant. He has been hospitalized over 20 times in the past year.

Hayes, a 6th round pick out of Florida State in 2008, played for the Bucs from 2008 to 2011, the Bears in 2012 and Jaguars from 2013 to 2014.