Utah Football Players, Coaches, Pac-12, Community Members React To Ty Jordan Passing

Dec 26, 2020, 11:14 AM | Updated: 12:06 pm
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Utah Utes running back Ty Jordan (22) runs the ball during a PAC12 football game between the Utah Utes and the Washington Huskies on November 28, 2020, at Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Jeff Halstead/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff Halstead/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah football family, fans, Pac-12 teams and community members and leaders are mourning the loss of Utes running back Ty Jordan.

The Mesquite, Texas native died in Denton, Texas after officials of the Denton County Police Department said Jordan was accidentally shot by a gun discharge Friday evening. He was rushed to a local hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

Many teammates, coaches, Pac-12, other college football coaches and community members expressed their condolences on social media after the news of Jordan’s passing.

Utah wide receiver Britain Covey.

Utah wide receivers coach Guy Holliday.

Utah quarterback Drew Lisk.

Former Utah running back Jordan Wilmore. Wilmore entered his name in the transfer portal two weeks ago.

Utah wide receiver Solomon Enis.

Utah cornerback Clark Phillips III.

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins.

Lieutenant Governor and Governor-Elect Spencer Cox.

Larry H. Miller Group of Companies President Steve Starks.

Oregon head football coach Mario Cristobal.

Stanford football program.

Arizona State football program.

UCLA football program.

USC football program.

Washington State football program.

Pac-12 Networks football analyst Yogi Roth.


BYU football program.

BYU running backs coach Harvey Unga.

BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe.

Weber State football program.

Former Utah State and current Texas Tech head coach Matt Wells.

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley.

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