Breaking: Cardinals’ CB Jeff Gladney was killed in a car crash early this morning in Dallas, his agent Brian Overstreet confirmed. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department said two people were killed when a vehicle crashed and overturned around 2:30 AM.
Officials later confirmed that it was a male and a female that died in the accident. The female’s identity has not been disclosed. Investigators suspect the white vehicle was speeding when it clipped another vehicle from behind, lost control and crashed.
Gladney, 25, was selected by the Vikings with the 31st overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. Gladney signed with the Cardinals on March 16th. May he Rest In Peace.
Former TCU standout and Vikings’ first-round pick Jeff Gladney was killed in an overnight car accident in the Dallas area, his agent Brian Overstreet confirmed today. Gladney was 25 years old.
Former TCU standout, Vikings first-round pick in 2020 and recently signed Arizona Cardinals CB Jeff Gladney has passed away after being involved in a car accident overnight in Dallas .
Just 2 days ago he bought his mom a new house and now he’s gone. My thoughts and prayers go out to Jeff Gladney’s loved ones and everybody else who knew him.
Gladney, of New Boston, Texas, was entering his second season in the league and was recently picked up by the Arizona Cardinals after spending his first season in Minnesota.
ProFootballTalk said Gladney started every game for the Vikings in his rookie year but was released ahead of the 2021 season after he allegedly assaulted a woman in Dallas in April. He didn’t play in 2021 and was found not guilty in the offseason — he then signed with Arizona.
The Cardinals, on Twitter Monday, said they were devastated to learn of Gladney’s death and that he participated in organized team activities last week.
Arizona Cardinals cornerback, 25-year-old Jeff Gladney, was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Dallas early Monday morning. Pro Football Focus reported a 26-year-old female passenger also died.