Jake defined that the “hardest thing I’ve been through is losing my dad,” he wrote in a textual content to teammate Myles Mass. Myles posted a screenshot of the message on May 6, sharing that Jake additionally wrote, “My dream is to become a CFO of a very successful business.”
In Myles’ tribute on his Instagram Story, the defensive again known as his late buddy “My brother 4 life,” writing, “Words can’t describe how I have felt all day.”
The Texas Football web page additionally tweeted, “Our hearts are broken. We love you Jake. You’ll be dearly missed, but never forgotten.”
Just 5 days in the past, Sam celebrated his transfer to the Colts with an Instagram put up, writing, “Something I’ve always dreamed of. So thankful to Indianapolis for this opportunity and ready to get to work!”
After Jake’s passing, Colts proprietor Jim Irsay launched a press release as effectively, studying, “I know how close they were and we’re just really stunned, but we are prayerful and we know God has a plan,” he informed ESPN. “We are doing everything we can to console the family and do what we can to make things as easy as possible at this difficult time.”
E! News has reached out to the Austin Police Department and Travis County health worker for info, along with Jim Irsay and Steve Sarkisian for remark.