U Of Texas Linebacker Jake Ehlinger Found Dead Thursday

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX. — Jake Ehlinger has been identified as the University of Texas linebacker found dead off-campus Thursday in Travis County.Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was found dead Thursday.

According to Austin Police, they received a call for a welfare check in the 1200 block of West 22nd Street around 12:18 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, Ehlinger was found dead.

No cause of death or other details were released. Authorities would only say Ehlinger’s death was not considered suspicious.


Geo quick facts: Travis County is a county in south central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,024,266; the estimated population in 2019 was 1,273,954. It is the fifth-most populous county in Texas. Its county seat is Austin, the capital of Texas – Wikipedia.