Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jeff Gladney, former first-round pick, dies at age 25

May 30, 2022

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jeff Gladney died Monday morning, the team confirmed.

“We are devastated to learn of Jeff Gladney’s passing,” the team said in a statement. “Our hearts go out to his family, friends and all who are mourning this tremendous loss.”

Gladney was 25. Gladney’s agent, Brian Overstreet, confirmed to multiple outlets that Gladney was killed in a car accident.

"We are asking prayers for the family and privacy at this most difficult time," Overstreet said in a statement to the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram.

Dallas (Texas) County Sheriff’s Department detective Raul Reyna said two people – a male and a female – died in a crash around 2:30 a.m. near downtown, according to the local ABC news station. The cause of the crash was under investigation, he said.

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