Texas Linebacker Jake Ehlinger, Brother Of Sam Ehlinger, Has Been Found Dead

University of Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger was found dead on Thursday, according to multiple reports. This news comes a week after his brother, former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the sixth round.

Per Hook’Em:

“Police said they received a call at 12:18 p.m. and found Jake Ehlinger in the 1200 block of West 22nd Street. Authorities did not specify how they found him but did say his death is not considered suspicious.

No cause of death or other details were released.”

Jake Ehlinger arrived at Austin in 2019, but has not appeared for the team in his two seasons with the team.

Fans and teammates took to social media to share their condolences for the Ehlinger family.


Thoughts and prayers to the Ehlinger family. What a terrible, terrible, story.

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