Ryan Hoffman


Age: 41

one-time standout football player at the University of North Carolina who gained national attention earlier this year after he had been homeless for about eight months battling mental illness, sleeping in abandoned buildings or empty fields, panhandling at street corners, and abusing prescription drugs and alcohol.

Cause of Death: Struck and killed by a car while riding his bicycle

Born: July 15, 1974

Died: November 16, 2015

Haines City, Florida