University of Utah recently confirmed that their football star, Ty Jordan, has died in an accident shooting happened last night.
The year 2020 is nearly ending, but terrible thing of this haunting year is not wrapping up yet. Well, another sportsmen died in the year of 2020, and this time it was such a young guy like Ty Jordan who was playing football for the University of Utah.
It should be a bright year for the 19-year-old athlete who was enjoying his personal accomplishment of being the Pac-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year in 2020. On their social media site, the media employee of University of Utah seemingly was speechless, wrote no more than 2 sentences for the former star.
“Rest In Peace, #22. Forever in our hearts. We love you, Ty.”
He died in an accidental shooting happened in Texas while he was on a trip to this place. Ty Jordan was only 19-year-old, decently young.
Denton Police Department revealed that they recognized a shooting occur last night near the 100 block of Avenue B. When they investigated the corpse, they found out that the victim has occasionally shot on himself.
The gun was found to be discharged and was the main reason cause the tragic pain for the victim.
Kyle Whittingham, head coach of University of Utah, said that words could not describe what devastation has happened to Jordan and his family. He said the the personality of Jordan and his smile will remain to be a motivation for the whole team.
In a statement, he wrote these words to Jordan.
“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.”
The former young star had for himself a breakthrough season, making 597 yards, and 6 touchdowns.
Tributes poured into him like a rain, and University of Utah even decided to light up the U in a normal day of competition. Usually, it won’t happen if Utah has not won a match.
Fellows of him also missed the player so much, and they wrote some meaningful things for the former star on Twitter.
“At a loss for words right now. Absolutely devastated. You made your mom proud! Sometimes the “family on 3” chant sounds repetitive, but it’s real and the whole state/country feels it today. Please pray for the Jordan family, it’s been a tough year for them. Love you Ty,” Britain Covey wrote.
The year 2020 has so far been a devastating year for the sportsmen and the entire sports world. What has happened in this year is wished not to repeat in the upcoming year 2021.