ball sports

Jake Ehlinger biography: 13 things about Austin, Texas football player

Jacob “Jake” Ehlinger was a football player from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was a native of Austin, Travis County, Texas. (a)
  2. He is Ross Ehlinger and Jena Ehlinger‘s son. He has an older brother named Sam Ehlinger and a sister named Morgen Ehlinger. (b)
  3. He was 5’11” tall. His registered weight was 245 lbs. (c)
  4. His jersey number was 48. (d)
  5. He and Sam attended Westlake High School in Austin where they both played football. (c) (d)
  6. Westlake High School football coach Todd Dodge described him as tough, physical and playful. (d)
  7. In 2013, his father died at a the age of 46 of an apparent heart attack while competing in a triathlon in San Francisco, California, USA. (e)
  8. On May 6, 2018, he received an offer from the Pennsylvania Quakers. (a)
  9. On July 1, 2019, he enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin. He played for the Texas Longhorns as a linebacker. The team’s head coach Steve Sarkisian described him as a “tremendous person” and “everything you could ask for in a student-athlete.” (a) (f) (g)
  10. On May 1, 2021, his face was accidentally shown on the NFL Network where Sam’s photo was supposed to be after the National Football League team Indianapolis Colts drafted Sam. Later, Sam said, “Good, good. Jake deserves all the screen time you can get.” (g) (h)
  11. On May 6, 2021, he was found dead in a residential neighborhood less than a mile away from the University of Texas at Austin. (g) (h)
  12. He died at the age of 20. (g)
  13. He was supposed to graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2023. (f)


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