Former NFL player Jeno Hayes ̵1; who was just 33 – was in hospice care in Georgia due to liver problems … and his friends and family were asking for prayers.
“He fights for life,” said Jeno’s high school football coach. Frankie Carroll tell Tallahassee Democrats.
There is no word on what Jeno’s specific medical condition is or his prognosis. But the situation was clearly dire.
He is currently cared for at his parents’ home in Valdosta, Georgia, visited by close friends and family members in hopes of recovering.
Hayes has been a soccer star since high school – when he was personally recruited by the Florida State legend. Bobby Bowden.
Jeno lives to its full potential at FSU – received the All-ACC Team’s 1st Honors in 2007.
He ran for the next seven years in the NFL, starting when he was elected by the Tampa Bay Bucs in the sixth round of the 2008 Draft.
Hayes played with the Chicago Bears and the Jacksonville Jaguars before his professional career ended after the 2014 season.
In total, Hayes managed 401 tackles, 10 sacks, 6 fombs and six interceptions during his career.
Hayes is known off the field as a generous man who is always looking for help at his Greenville, Florida … organizing youth football camps and toy drives.