Jeff Gladney, a protective back for the NFL's Arizona Cardinals, passed on Monday in a car crash in Dallas. He was 25.

Gladney's death was affirmed by the Cardinals and his agent.

"We are crushed to learn of Jeff Gladney's passing. Our hearts go out to his family, friends, and all who are grieving this huge misfortune," the team said.

The Dallas County sheriff's specialty said nobody was accessible on the Memorial Day occasion to discuss the accident.

Gladney played at TCU prior to turning into a 2020 first-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings. 

He played in 16 games that year however was delivered before the 2021 season when he was accused of attacking a woman.

Gladney was tracked down not guilty in Dallas County, Texas, in March and was in this manner endorsed by the Cardinals. He participated in team drills last week.

"We are asking prayers for the family and protection at this most troublesome time," agent Brian Overstreet said.