Jeff Gladney, cornerback of Arizona Cardinals, dies at 25

Jeff Gladney

Jeff Gladney, Biography

Jeff Gladney played as a cornerback in Arizona. He was born in New Boston, Texas, U.S on 12 December 1996. His father name is john Gladney. His mother name was Jacinda Jefferson. He completed his school education from New Boston high school in Boston, Texas. Then, he go to Texas Christian university for higher education. There he passed his graduation.

Cornerback of Arizona Cardinals

Gladney was an American football player. And he played as a cornerback.  He was a cornerback. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for two seasons. The Minnesota Vikings selected him in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Gladney played college football for the TCU Horned Frogs, where he was named first-team All-Big 12 in his final season.

After being indicted on charges of domestic violence, he was released from the Minnesota Vikings in August 2021. Gladney was acquitted of all charges in March of this year, and he was signed by the Cardinals the following month.

As a cornerback at TCU, Jeff Gladney was twice named to the All-Big 12 team Unfortunately, Jeff’s time in Minnesota was short. There is a solid reason, Jeff Gladney was arrested on a family violence, charge in Dallas. In April, he turned himself in to authorities , and When he was indicted, Vikings released him. Jeff Gladney was found not guilty on  charges this past March. The Arizona Cardinals offered to give him a second chance, two months later. And signing him to a two-year, $6.5 million deal.

Jeff Gladney  was a popular American footballer. His monthly income was not mentioned. His net worth was $4 million. His marital status was unmarried. According to 2022, He is 25 years old. His color is black and his eyes are also black.

Jeff Gladney

Jeff Gladney, Cause of death

A cornerback whom the Cardinals had just signed earlier this offseason. He was killed in a car accident early Monday morning.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident. In a statement, the Cardinals said they were devastated by Jeff Gladney’s death.

 “Our hearts go out to his family, friends and all who are mourning this tremendous loss.”

“We are saddened by the tragic death of former Viking Jeff Gladney,” the Vikings said in a statement.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jeff’s family, friends, the Arizona Cardinals organization, as well as Jeff’s current and former teammates and coaches who are mourning his loss.”

Gladney, Car crushed

Gladney, a cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals, died in a car crash Monday morning in Dallas, according to the team official.

Gladney, 25, was among two people who died in the crash. According to preliminary information, the white vehicle was speeding. It clipped the vehicle in front of it. It is losing control before hitting a beam on Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas. CNN has reached out to Gladney’s agent for comment. And Around 2:30 a.m a crash occurred involving two vehicles, according to a Dallas County Sheriff’s Department news release.

According to a news release, the white vehicle lost control and struck a freeway pier beam, killing the man and woman inside. Both vehicles were occupied by a man and woman, who were not injured. Investigators will release the names of the two people. Who died in the accident once the medical examiner makes positive identification of the bodies. He notifies the next of kin.

TCU and Athletic director Jeremiah Donati

“The TCU  Athletics family, especially the football program, was very devastated to learn of the passing of Jeff Gladney,” Horned Frogs athletic director Jeremiah said in a statement. “After earning his degree and continuing his playing career in the NFL, Jeff maintained his close ties to TCU.  He was a frequent visitor to campus. He was at our spring practices and spring game this year, proudly joined by his young son.


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