College football tragedy: 19-year-old future star was shot dead

Fútbol americano

Ty jordan, young promise of football, was shot dead. The Denton (Texas) Police Department informed ESPN that the player of Utah Utes He was found as the victim of a shooting on Friday at 10:38 pm Medical personnel tried to resuscitate him but Jordan was taken to the hospital without life, where he was pronounced dead. The news shocked the world of American football.

According to ESPN, the public information officer of the Police Department, Alison Beckwith, maintained that: “After a preliminary investigation, we believe that it was an accidental shooting, in which the victim accidentally shot himself.” The pain was enormous in the entire American football community, which led to various institutions and relatives to speak out about it.

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“On behalf of the entire University of Utah, our love and condolences to Ty Jordan’s family, friends, teammates, and coaches. We are devastated by this heartbreaking news. Seeing Ty on the field was to be excited about his athleticism and talent. Rest In Peace, Ty, “was the release of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins, on Twitter.

Jordan was 19, a freshman in Mesquite, Texas, went to Mesquite High and was named Pac-12 offensive of the year after rushing for 597 yards with six touchdowns on 83 carries in five games. Among many other recognitions, the player had gone viral in November 2019 when a photo of him was released with an opposing player kneeling together to pray.

“Ty’s personality and smile were contagious and he had a huge impact on our program in the short time he was with us,” said the coach. Whittingham in a statement Saturday. “He leaves an indelible mark on each of us and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. From the bottom of our hearts, all of us in the Utah Soccer Family want to say that we love you Ty and may you rest in peace. “

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