Mylan Hicks, former Michigan State and Detroit Renaissance HS football player, has died


Former Michigan State and Detroit Renaissance High School football player Mylan Hicks has died, sources say.

Hicks most recently was a player with Canada’s Calgary Stampeders.

The Calgary Stampeders released this statement regarding the death of their team member:

“Obviously, this is an extremely difficult and upsetting time for the players and staff,” said Stampeders president and general manager John Hufnagel. “It’s a terrible tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mylan’s family.”

“The loss of this 23-year-old young man at this stage of his life and his career is an unfathomable tragedy,” said Ken King, president and CEO of the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation. “Our sympathies to Mylan’s family and to the Stampeders family of players, coaches and staff.”

Hicks died early Sunday morning in what was called a ‘act of violence.’

CBC reported that Hicks died after shooting outside of a southwest Calgary nightclub.

Stay with ClickOnDetroit for updates on this developing story.