AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the youthful brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was discovered useless close to campus Thursday, Austin police mentioned.
Officers discovered the 20-year-old Ehlinger after responding to a name at 12:18 p.m. Police didn’t element how they discovered him however mentioned the loss of life just isn’t thought of suspicious. No explanation for loss of life was instantly launched.
Jake Ehlinger had not performed the final two seasons after arriving as a walk-on from Austin’s Westlake Excessive Faculty.
Sam Ehlinger was a sixth-round decide within the NFL draft final week by the Indianapolis Colts after a school profession that noticed him rank amongst Texas’ profession passing leaders.
“We grieve and weep with the Ehlinger household. Prayers, love and help,” Colts proprietor Jim Irsay tweeted.
When Sam Ehlinger was drafted, Jake’s face was unintentionally proven on the NFL Community as an alternative of Sam. “Jake deserves all of the display time you will get,” Sam joked with reporters.
Jake’s loss of life is the second tragedy to hit the Ehlinger household. Ross Ehlinger, Sam and Jake’s father, died at age 46 in 2013 of an obvious coronary heart assault whereas competing in a triathlon in San Francisco.
Texas didn’t instantly launch an announcement and a spokesman didn’t instantly reply to messages in search of remark.
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