Jeff Gladney cause of death: How did Jeff Gladney die? Jeff Gladney, who had previously played for the Arizona Cardinals and the Minnesota Vikings, was tragically killed in a car accident early Monday morning. The cornerback was found dead on Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas earlier on Monday morning, May 30.
Gladney’s agent, Brian Overstreet, confirmed his death at the age of 25. Gladney was chosen in the first round of the NFL Draft in 2020. In his rookie season, he appeared in all 16 games for the Minnesota Vikings. In 15 starts, he had 81 tackles, including seven for loss, three passes defended, and one forced fumble.
Jeff Gladney cause of death: How did Jeff Gladney die?
According to CBS News, investigators believe a vehicle exceeded the speed limit and clipped another vehicle from behind. The speeding driver lost control and crashed into the highway’s beam near Allen St. Two people were in the other vehicle, but they escaped the incident unharmed. The crash occurred at 2.30 a.m., according to Dallas Police, and two people were killed, including Gladney.
‘We are asking prayers for the family and privacy at this most difficult time,’ his agent Brian Overstreet said.
On Monday afternoon, the Cardinals released a statement after learning the news, describing the player’s death as a ‘tremendous loss.’
‘We are devastated to learn of Jeff Gladney’s passing,’ the statement read. ‘Our hearts go out to his family, friends, and all who are mourning this tremendous loss.’
Gladney’s old team, the Minnesota Vikings, also mourned the loss of its former player in a publicly shared statement.
‘We are saddened by the tragic death of former Viking Jeff Gladney. Our hearts go out to his family and friends, as well as the Arizona Cardinals organization and Jeff’s current and former teammates and coaches who are mourning his life lost much too soon,’ the statement read.
Who is Jeff Gladney wife
Jeff Gladney wife is not known. There is no information about Jeff Gladney wife and children.
Jeff Gladney net worth
What is Jeff Gladney net worth 2022? Jeff Gladney net worth is estimated to be $5 million before his death. He earned $610k per year as a cornerback in the NFL.