NFL cornerback Jeff Gladney, 25 dies in a car crash

Jeff Gladney was an American football cornerback who played in the National Football League for two seasons. 

The Vikings selected Gladney in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. He played in all 16 games for the Vikings in 2020, including 15 starts.

Prior to the start of the 2022 NFL season, Gladney passed away after being involved in a car crash in Dallas, Texas.

We are devastated to learn of Jeff Gladney’s passing,” the Cardinals said in a statement feeling sad.

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

Jeff Gladney was killed in a car accident early Monday morning, his agent Brian Overstreet confirmed

The car crash happened around 2:30 a.m. in the westbound services lanes of Woodall Rogers Freeway at Allen Street, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office told

Lost my brother, my best friend, my right-hand man… ain’t too much more I can take,” Jalen Reagor wrote on Twitter.

R.I.P Jeff Gladney, brother watch over me please.” he added to his Twitter account