Jayden Hullaby, a former football player at both, New Mexico and Texas, was found dead as revealed by his previous schools. Hullaby’s relative shared a post on Sunday that the former athlete missing for two days and the family couldn’t track him.
How Did Jayden Hullaby Die?
University of New Mexico tight end, Jaden Hullaby, who started his collegiate football career at the University of Texas, tragically passed away at just 21 years old. On Sunday, his family shared a statement on social media that they feared for his safety as they weren’t able to contact him since Thursday.
Texas coach Steve Sarkisian shared a statement, “It’s such devastating and tragic news to hear of Jaden’s passing. He was a great person and someone we all enjoyed being around, coaching, and spending time with.
— Steve Sarkisian (@CoachSark) May 22, 2023
He continued, “All of our thoughts are with his family, friends, and teammates, and we want to send our deepest condolences to them in such a difficult time.” The cause of death remains unknown.
More About Jayden Hullaby
Forever living through you big brudda I love you so much and I got you and the family forever I swear get your rest King 🕊️💔 LLJAY pic.twitter.com/K16l1jSqBX
— Lando Hullaby.🌵 (@_Lhull22_) May 22, 2023
Jayden Hullaby was a former football player in both New Mexico and Texas, who spent the 2022 season at New Mexico, where he played both tight end and running back. In 2020, he was recruited to Texas and appeared in two games that season.
Since the announcement, tributes poured in for the young player. His brother, Landon Hullaby, who is a defensive back at Texas Tech, shared, “Forever living through big brudda. I love you so much and I got you and the family forever I swear get your rest, King.
A person, who identified himself as Hullaby’s uncle, shared on Sunday that he hadn’t heard from him since Thursday. “Jaden has been missing since Friday evening. We can’t track any of his devices.
He added, “His last known location and time were in Dallas, West Bound I-30 at 6:23 p.m. That’s not him at all! He always answers calls.” An investigation is ongoing to find out the truth behind his sudden death.