Nile Kinnick Death Cause and Date

Nile Kinnick's Death

Born (Birthday) July 9, 1918

Death Date June 2, 1943

Age of Death 24 years

Cause of Death Aviation Accident and Incident

Profession Football Player

The football player Nile Kinnick died at the age of 24. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Halfback who won the 1939 Heisman Trophy as a member of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. He tragically died while training to become a U.S. Navy aviator in World War II and in his honor, the University of Iowa named its football stadium after him.

He was the son of Nile and Francis Kinnick and he was raised with two brothers, Ben and George.