Dec 19, 2020; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Utes running back Ty Jordan (22) runs in for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Washington State Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

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Report: Utah RB Jordan dies in accidental shooting

Utah running back Ty Jordan, the 2020 Pac-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year, died Saturday morning in an accidental shooting in Texas, ABC4 News of Salt Lake City reported.

The story is developing.

Family and sources close to the player shared the news on social media and with ABC4, but there was no immediate official confirmation.

Jordan, a three-star recruit from Mesquite, Texas, finished the season with 597 rushing yards on just 83 carries in five games for the Utes (3-2). He averaged 7.2 yards per carry and 119.4 per game.

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