Ty Jordan was a running back, football star for the Utah Utes in the Pac-12 Conference. He has various honors to his name including second-team all-conference and was also the Pac-12 offensive Freshman of the year 2020.
Ty Jordan Net Worth
According to birthdaywiki, At the time of his death Ty Jordan had an estimated net worth of close to thousands of dollars. However, the exact amount of his salary and net worth is not available at the time
Ty Jordan dies in accidental shooting
Ty Jordan, the University of Utah freshman passed away at the age of 19. The team and the head coach were deeply affected by this loss. The Head coach, Kyle Whittingham spoke on behalf of himself and the team and he said in a statement,
“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.”
According to sources and reports, Police officials had responded to a shooting at a home in Denton. The police, when they arrived on the scene noticed that a man had accidentally shot himself in the hip and that the man later died at a hospital. The identification of the man was not available, however, an online case record from Tarrant County Medical Examiner showed that the man was Ty Jordan and his death was listed as a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
High School Life
Ty Jordan was born on the 21st of November in the year 2001 in Mesquite Texas. Ty Jordan was a student at the West Mesquite High School and he was on the school’s track and field as well as the Football team. While being an athlete he had a personal best of 10,52 seconds in the 100-meter dash and as a football player, he had run 1236 yards and had 16 touchdowns. Post high school, Ty Jordan had first committed to playing for the Texas Longhorns but he decided to go with his gut and sign with the Utah Utes instead.
Life as a member of the Utah Utes
In the midst of the Covid 19 global pandemic, Ty Jordan went on to become the first Utah player to win the award for freshman on the year since Jason Kaufusi in the year 2000. In just his third game of the season, he rushed 27 times for 167 yards and then became the first Utes Freshman since Fuamatu Ma’afala to run three straight 100-yard rushing games.