Pete ThamelESPN1 minute read
Jaden Hullaby, a former New Mexico and Texas football player, has died, the two schools announced on social media Monday.
A relative of Hullaby posted on social media on Sunday that he had been missing since Friday and that the family could not “track any of his devices”. He was last seen in Dallas, and there has been no official word on his cause of death.
Hullaby spent the 2022 season in New Mexico, where he played both tight end and running back. He was drafted to Texas in 2020 and appeared in two games there that season. He made a redshirt in 2021 in Texas before being transferred.
“It is such devastating and tragic news to hear of Jaden’s passing,” Texas coach Steve Sarkisian said in a statement. “He was a great person and someone we all loved being, coaching and spending time with. All of our thoughts are with his family, friends and teammates, and we want to send our deepest condolences to them at this time. difficult.”
Hullaby, who was from Dallas, graduated from Mansfield Timberview High School and attended Bishop Dunne in Dallas as a junior in high school, where he won a state title.
He caught two passes for 44 yards for New Mexico last season to go with 59 yards on 13 carries. He entered the transfer portal after the 2022 season at UNM.