College football player, Jaden Hullaby who plays as a tight end for the University of New Mexico (UNM), has been reported dead. According to his family, they were afraid he was in danger on Sunday, May 21, 2023. He was just 21 years old. No cause of death has been disclosed yet.
“Forever living through you big brother. I love you so much and I got you and the family forever I swear get your rest King,” his brother Landon shared on social media.
The University of Mexico also confirmed his death and paid their tribute in an official statement.
“The Lobo family is saddened to learn of the passing of former RB/TE Jaden Hullaby. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jaden’s family and all who knew him,” the statement read.
Hullaby was a running prospect in the Longhorns’ 2020 class who switched to linebacker when he got to Austin Campus. Before getting transferred to UNM, he played for two seasons at Austin Campus.
“He was a great person and someone we all enjoyed being around, coaching, and spending time with. All of our thoughts are with his family, friend, and teammates, and we want to send our deepest condolences to them in such a difficult time,” American football coach, Steve Sarkisian also wrote.
Tributes have been pouring in across several social media platforms.
“We send our condolences this morning to the Hullaby family and to all of those who knew Jaden,” Texas Football Life.
“It is with great sadness and grief that we honor #9 Jaden Hullaby. We believe in family over everything. Recently we lost one of our own. One of our pack! We pray for Landon and the wonderful Hullaby family. May God rest on Jaden and give the Hullaby strength! RIP and Love #9,” Timberview “The Pack” Wolves also wrote.
“Another young athlete in the prime of life dead without a report on the cause of death. There is an astounding number of athletes dropping dead in Europe, S., and North America,” James Y. Rayis.
“I love you, Mr. Jaden Hullaby. You’ll always remain in our hearts as your spirit lives on with us. You’ll never be forgotten. My thoughts & prayers to the Hullaby Family. May God grant you peace & understanding during this time,” Yolanda R. Taylor wrote.