American footballer Jordan shoots self dead

By AdvocateNews on 01/01/2021

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 349

Ty Jordan
Ty Jordan

American football player, Ty Jordan has died after he accidentally shot himself in the hip at his home in Denton, Texas

The Christmas Day incident happened months after the 19-year-old University of Utah student lost his mother to cancer.

Jordan died at a hospital in Dallas where he was rushed to after he inflicted the injury on himself, a preliminary police investigation revealed.

The Utah Utes player was recently named the 2020 Pace-12 Offensive Freshman Player of the Year and had dedicated every game this season to his late mother.

Paying tribute to the football player, Utah Utes Head Coach, Kyle Whittingham, was quoted by ABC4: “Words cannot express the devastation and heartache that our team is feeling right now upon learning of the tragic death of our teammate and brother, Ty Jordan.

“Ty’s personality and smile were infectious and he made a huge impact on our program in the short time he was with us.

“He leaves an indelible mark on each of us and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

“From the bottom of our hearts, all of us in the Utah Football Family want to say we love you Ty and may you rest in peace."

Posted 01/01/2021 7:15:12 PM


Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
2019: No restructuring, no vote – Ohanaeze Ndigbo...

Edo can generate 200,000 jobs from palm oil...

Gunmen abduct wife, son of Atiku’s security detail,...

CAN opposes RUGA settlement scheme in Nigeria

Bayelsa lawmakers deny impeachment plot against governor

Policemen, others to die for kidnapping woman

Iran sponsors El-Zakzaky for violent revolution in Nigeria...

COVID-19: No exact date for reopening schools yet,...

Dino Melaye promises to honour police Invitation

Akwa Ibom man kills wife with acid, flees...

Election Postponement: INEC Chairman has many questions to...

Buhari will be remembered like Trump for damages...


Latest News Blasphemy: Appeal court overturns Umar Farouk’s 10-year sentence Abacha Loot: Supreme Court dismisses appeal by brother to late Abacha to unfreeze accounts SEEDS OF DESTINY JAN 23, 2021: THREE LEVELS OF USEFUL INFORMATION Yoruba elders condemn burning of Sarkin Fulani’s residence in Oyo Over 300 students trapped as AMCON takes over school in Enugu El-Zakzaky’s wife contracts COVID-19 in detention SEEDS OF DESTINY JAN 22, 2021: THE PRACTICALITY OF LIVING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE BREAKING: Gambo Jimeta, ex-Nigeria Police IG is dead President Joe Biden’s inaugural speech YOU LOST, NOT TRUMP! Biden inauguration: New US president sworn in amid Trump snub Kamala Harris becomes first female, first black and first Asian-American VP


Most Read I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (42,516 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (28,016 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (21,657 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (19,609 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (19,175 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (18,898 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (18,516 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (18,338 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (16,719 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (15,783 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (15,626 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (15,462 views)





There are no video entries posted yet.