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Top lineman made mark for Aiea and Arizona State

By Nick Abramo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 16, 2014

~~<p>The Hawaii football community lost one of its own on Friday when former Aiea and Arizona State standout offensive lineman Brandon Rodd died of a rare form of cancer. He was 28.</p>
<p>&quot;I woke up this morning, hoping it was just a dream,&quot; said Wendell Say, Rodd's coach at Aiea. &quot;I found out yesterday and it was a nightmare. It just shocked me. He was in the prime of his life. It makes you wonder. There's guys out there who get in trouble and have big rap sheets and they live forever. And then the good kids who do the right things, they get taken away at a young age.&quot;</p>
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The Hawaii football community lost one of its own on Friday when former Aiea and Arizona State standout offensive lineman Brandon Rodd died of a rare form of cancer. He was 28.

"I woke up this morning, hoping it was just a dream," said Wendell Say, Rodd's coach at Aiea. "I found out yesterday and it was a nightmare. It just shocked me. He was in the prime of his life. It makes you wonder. There's guys out there who get in trouble and have big rap sheets and they live forever. And then the good kids who do the right things, they get taken away at a young age." Login for more...



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