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In honor of Ty Jordan, the University of Utah lit the “U” above the school as they do after every football victory. Utah running back Ty Jordan (22) runs from Washington State linebacker Jahad Woods (13) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Salt Lake City.What happened to Jaden Jordan of Utah football?
Jordan — a running back for the Utes who was named the Pac-12 offensive freshman of the year — was shot once in what police called an accidental discharge, ESPN reported. Police in Denton, Texas, responded to a shooting call at 10:38 p.m. Friday and found Jordan, 19, ESPN reported.Who is the Freshman of the Year at Utah football?
Jordan is the first Utah player to earn conference Freshman of the Year honors in 20 years. Jordan, who accounted for 723 all-purpose yards, took over the starting job in the third game of the season, and rushed for 468 yards and 6 touchdowns in his final three games against Oregon State, Colorado and Washington State.