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Kansas Football Player, Isi Holani Has Passed Away

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Isi Holani Death – Dead: Information reaching our news desk has it that Kansas player Tanikeni “Isi” Holani has passed away. Isi Holani was reported to have died on Saturday, August 22 2020. He was 24 years old. The cause of his death or what led to his sudden demise is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.

Daniel Wise first reported that Daniel Wise has passed on. In a series of tweets he wrote “I’m truly lost for words, just don’t doesn’t seem real. My great friend Isi Holani was called home early yesterday. He was a true warrior, a great man, friend and brother. Always in good spirits, and full of life! Love you bro”

His club The Kansas Football has also sent their heart felt condolonces to the family and friends of Isi Holani. In a series of tweets they also wrote “The Kansas football family mourns the loss of Jayhawk Isi Holani. Our prayers go out to his family, friends and former teammates. Rest Easy, Isi #ForeverAJayhawk”

Holani played for the Jayhawks from 2016-18 as a defensive tackle, appearing in 17 games and registering 23 career tackles and 2.0 sacks. Holani spent his first two years at Reedley College and Riverside Community College, before becoming a Jayhawk in 2016.

Holani is a native of Kaumana, Hawaii and graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of General Studies in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree in 2018.

Played his freshman campaign at Reedley College under head coach Randy Whited. Registered 34 total tackles, including 4.5 sacks, in 2014, Also credited with a forced fumble for the Tigers.

He Earned three letters playing football under head coach Dave Baldwin at Hilo HS, Also participated in basketball and track & field.

Isi is the Son of Ane and Keni Holani. He Earned his degree in liberal arts and sciences in May 2018 … Isi is pronounced EEE-see. Holani is pronounced hoe-lawn-ee.

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