Luke Knox will be honored at Ole Miss this week after the former tight end, who transferred to Florida International, recently passed.

Lane Kiffin announced the plans this week, and added, “Luke Knox meant so much to so many of us, and we look forward to welcoming his wonderful family back to the Vaught this weekend as we honor Luke’s legacy and his indelible impact on Ole Miss Football.”

Kiffin revealed that special paint on the field in Knox’ honor.

Knox spent 4 seasons at Ole Miss (2018-21) after he started his Ole Miss career at linebacker, but primarily played on social teams. He had 11 tackles in his 4 seasons there. He switched to tight end in 2021 though appeared as a linebacker on FIU’s roster this season.

He switched to tight end ahead of the 2021 season. At FIU, he reunited with Mike MacIntyre, who was Ole Miss’ defensive coordinator for the start of Knox’s career. Knox is the brother of Dawson Knox, who also played at Ole Miss and now plays for the Buffalo Bills.