Ryan Mallett Death – Former NFL quarterback and star at the University of Arkansas has died following a tragic drowning accident. The victim has been identified as Ryan Mallett. According to reports, 35-year-old Ryan Mallett passed away from injuries sustained following the tragic incident that happened in Florida. Mallett was transported to a hospital from a beach, but he was pronounced dead at the hospital. No further information was mentioned. The details surrounding the accident were not stated.
Mallett completed his high school education at Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas, where he achieved notable recognition. He garnered the impressive title of being ranked as the #2 quarterback and #4 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com. Additionally, Mallett was honoured as the Gatorade Player of the Year in Texas in 2006. His exceptional skills and talent were further showcased when he participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in 2007, where he emerged as the recipient of the prestigious Glenn Davis Army Award, bestowed upon the best player on the West team.
When it came time to pursue his collegiate career, Mallett opted to join the University of Michigan, turning down numerous offers from other Power 5 schools. In 2011, he was selected by the New England Patriots in the third round of the NFL Draft. Following three seasons with the Patriots, Mallett subsequently had stints with the Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens. Following the conclusion of his NFL tenure, Mallett embarked on a coaching path, serving as an assistant football coach at White Hall High School in Arkansas in 2020. Due to his exceptional coaching abilities, he was promoted to the position of head coach in 2022.
The family will release an obituary and funeral arrangements for Ryan Mallett.
Related story: Kentucky boy died in drowning incident near Destin, Florida
Tragedy struck near Destin, Florida, as a 13-year-old boy from Kentucky lost his life in a drowning incident. The distressing event unfolded at Miramar Beach, just east of Destin, prompting a swift response from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s office. Around 11:30 a.m. on Friday, authorities received a distress call concerning a struggling swimmer. Upon reaching the scene, they discovered multiple children in distress and managed to rescue several of them. Regrettably, despite their efforts, one child remained unaccounted for.
In collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, rescue teams launched an intensive search operation to locate the missing boy. Tragically, his lifeless body was later recovered from the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. At present, the identity of the young victim and specific details regarding his origin in Kentucky have not been disclosed. The Okaloosa County authorities noted that the day of the incident was designated as a “double red flag day” for the Gulf of Mexico, signifying hazardous conditions.
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