Jake Ehlinger was 20 years old Texas linebacker and younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, on May 6th he was found dead near the Austin campus, the police arrive at the scene after responding to a call at 12:18 p.m and the police are waiting for the autopsy report.
Tributes are pouring in over social media, Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte said “Our hearts are truly broken and we are just devastated today to learn of the passing of our Longhorn family member Jake Ehlinger. Jake was an amazing young man from an extraordinary family with such a bright future ahead of him. It’s just such a tragedy that we are really struggling with.” Later, new Texas coach Steve Sarkisian said “Jake was a tremendous person and everything you could ask for in a student athlete,” and added, “In the short time we were able to get to know him, he always was a joy to be around and gave everything he had in workouts, meetings, practice and in life.”
Colts owner Jim Irsay said “I know how close they were and we’re just really stunned, but we are prayerful and we know God has a plan,” and added, “We are doing everything we can to console the family and do what we can to make things as easy as possible at this difficult time.”
What was Jake Ehlinger Net Worth?
$100K to $200k USD.
20 years old
6 feet tall
Jake attended Austin’s Westlake High School, in 2019, Jake joined the program as a walk-on with the program and was 20 years old Texas linebacker for two seasons, but did not play in any games and was set to be a sophomore for Texas during the 2021 season. From 2019 to 2020, Jake made the Big 12 Conference’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll, last week Jake along with his sister, Morgen, and mother, Jena celebrated after Sam was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the sixth round. In 2013, Jake’s father Ross Ehlinger, 46 passed away in San Francisco from a heart attack.
Jake’s last Instagram post was on May 1st, 2021, he shared the picture of himself and captioned it “Peace to an OG kon.” On Instagram, he had 8.4k followers. On March 4, 2016, Jake shared his father’s picture and wrote “Always have been and always will be my biggest role model. Love and miss you so much Dad. 3/3/13.”
The Estimated Net Worth of Jake Ehlinger was between $100K to $200K USD.
(Image Source: Jake Ehlinger Instagram)