University of Iowa Football Alum Cody Ince pass away at 23

The College of Iowa football family has lost one of their own. Cody Ince, a previous hostile lineman for the Hawkeyes, “out of the blue” passed on at his Grantsburg, Wis. home on July 15, as indicated by his eulogy. He was 23. The cause of d-e-a-t-h has not been disclosed.

Before his passing, Ince had been arranging a wedding with life partner Olivia Exhaust, as per Iowa lead trainer Kirk Ferentz. Ferentz posted a statement on Twitter, “I am incredibly sad to hear about Cody Ince’s sudden passing.” Cody was a huge young fellow, esteemed colleague, and supporter of our program. He believed in the significance of family and friends, football, fishing, and hunting. Cody was simply starting this next section of his life and was going to be hitched.”

Ferentz added that he is “grief stricken for his life partner, his family and every one of his companions who knew and adored him. We all in the football program — his mentors and colleagues — are grieving his misfortune.” Ince and Exhaust, a 4th grade instructor, were set to be hitched on May 18, 2024, as per a wedding vault. Exhaust’s school bio shared that she lived with Ince in Wisconsin alongside their canine Falcon.

Ince’s d-e-m-i-s-e was additionally grieved by his previous partners, including Purdue College running back Tyrone Tracy Jr. “He was an incredible colleague as well as an astounding individual!” Tracy composed on Ince’s dedication page. ” Continuously grinning and telling wisecracks however he accepted his position on the field by and by and I adored that about him. He used to continuously get deer jerky or sunflower seeds and he ensured I got some without fail. I’ll keep the little things in mind! Cody, thank you so much for being such a wonderful friend and person!”

Ince was essential for the Hawkeyes football crew from 2018 to 2021, playing a sum of 29 games. The Big Ten conference selected him for offense honorable mention in 2020. Notwithstanding Exhaust, Ince is made due by his loved ones, including guardians Tammy and Marty Ince and sister Carly Ince.