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Utah football breakout star Ty Jordan reportedly shot dead

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Real Name: TY Jordan
Age: 22yrs
Class: Freshman
Birth Place: Mesquite, TX
Profession: Gridiron Footballer

Utah Utes running back Ty Jordan has been reported dead after he was shot and killed, a source from his family revealed this through a Facebook post she shared on Saturday afternoon.

The young layer was noticed after he netted Pac-12 Football Freshman Offensive Player of the Year award after standout performances out the backfield.

His cousin on Saturday afternoon revealed that he was shot and killed by an unknown person;

In her words, Leilani Buckley said: “Please keep my family in your prayers. My Lil Cousin Ty Jordan was shot and killed. We are so used to hearing his name celebrated for Utah Utes football lately but jealousy.

Someone jealous of that spotlight took it away, Although he is in his mother’s arms this is so hurtful to our family. Please pray for their strength and comfort. This is going to be so hard. Someone ruined their holiday.

Pray for Utah Utes also.

True Buzz Athletics have also confirmed the news through a post they share on Twitter

“All my boys need prayer right now. We lost our brother, friend, and teammates. Lord wrap your hands around his family and friends all over the world. We are going to miss that smile Ty. Go lay on Moma’s shoulders for eternity. Forever”

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Utah football’s breakout star from 2020 was true freshman Ty Jordan and he has been named the Pac-12 Conference Freshman Offensive Player of the year. He is the first Ute to earn a freshman of the year award and only the second Ute to win any of the league’s yearly awards. He finished the season with 82 carries for 597 yards and 6 touchdowns, but also added 11 catches for 126 receiving yards, again his production was incredible.

Jordan was not named the starter coming out of fall camp but it became very apparent from the first time he touched the ball that he was a special talent. His workload increased over the course of five games and his total production at the end of the season was impressive.

In the season opener against USC, Jordan had 7 rushing attempts and a catch. Wilmore ran the ball 10 times, Brumfield had 5 touches and Bernard with one.

Against Washington, Both Jordan and Brumfield had 10 carries each. Wilmore added 8 rushing attempts and Bernard with three.

The true freshman also had 4 receptions and Brumfield caught three passes in their loss to the Huskies.

The last two weeks changed significantly as far as the workload. In Utah’s win over Oregon State, Jordan had 27 carries and two receptions. Brumfield added 6 rushing attempts, Bernard had 3 carries and one reception, while Wilmore didn’t play.

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