Texas redshirt sophomore linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the brother of Colts rookie quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was discovered useless Thursday close to the UT campus, police stated. He was 20.
Police haven’t disclosed a trigger however they don’t think about the demise to be suspicious, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Ehlinger’s physique was found within the 1200 block of W. twenty second Avenue in Austin, lower than two miles from the middle of campus, at 12:18 p.m. CT, police stated.
Jake Ehlinger adopted his older brother to Austin in 2019, strolling on to the Longhorns soccer group after his prep profession at Westlake (Texas) Excessive. He didn’t seem in a recreation, the American-Statesman famous. The youthful Ehlinger made the Huge 12 Convention’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll in 2019 and 2020. He was majoring in enterprise.
UT posted a video tribute together with statements by Longhorns coach Steve Sarkisian and Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte.
Sam Ehlinger was at Texas from 2017-20 and performed began at QB every season. The Colts chosen him within the sixth spherical of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Crew proprietor Jim Irsay and coach Frank Reich launched their very own statements after studying of Jake Ehlinger’s demise.
We grieve and weep with the Ehlinger household. Prayers, love and help.
— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) May 6, 2021
The Colts instructed the American-Statesman that they have been working to get Sam Ehlinger dwelling to Texas from Indianapolis to be together with his household.