University of Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was found dead Thursday near campus, Austin police say.
Austin police said they received a call at 12:18 p.m. reporting a death on the 1200 block of West 22nd Street.
Thursday afternoon, Austin police confirmed the deceased person was 20-year-old Jacob McAdams Ehlinger.
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No cause of death has been released, but police said the death was not believed to be suspicious.
Jake Ehlinger joined the Longhorns football team in 2019 as a non-scholarship preferred walk-on. His brother Sam Ehlinger was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
In a video posted to the Longhorns’ Twitter account May 1, KXAN-TV reported Jake Ehlinger can be seen in orange celebrating the moment his brother got the call from the Colts along with his mother, sister Morgen Ehlinger and a number of friends.