While the NFL world was in suspense over Tua Tagovailoa ‘s troubling injury during the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Miami Dolphins of Week 4, another news was released that the entire league lamented: Gavin Escobar, former Dallas Cowboys player, was found dead as published by the ESPN portal in English.
Escobar’s history in the NFL began when the Cowboys chose him in the second round of the 2013 Draft. The former tight end spent three seasons with the Dallas team and also went through teams such as the Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins. Gavin last played in 2018, retiring with eight touchdowns, 30 receptions and 333 yards.
According to information published by ESPN, Gavin Escobar was found dead on Wednesday, September 28, in what was apparently a climbing accident near Idyllwild, California. The former Dallas Cowboys player has died at the age of 31.
“We love you Gavin. Thank you for being all these years. My heart aches so much for your wife and children. May you rest in power my friend ”, was the message from Klay Thompson, player of Golden State Warriors and the NBA, for the death of Escobar.
Gavin Escobar, the former Dallas Cowboys player, was found dead
The bodies of Gavin Escobar and Chelsea Walsh, another 33-year-old climber, were identified by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office after firefighters found them dead. According to information published by ESPN, a climbing accident was reported around noon on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at a location near Tahquitz Rock in the San Bernardino National Forest. The report states that both the former Dallas Cowboys and NFL player and his climbing partner died at the aforementioned location while climbing a “rock face.”
Klay Thompson’s message on the death of Gavin EscobarAs of February 2022, Gavin Escobar has been working as a firefighter in Long Beach, California. Klay Thompson, a player of the Golden State Warriors and the NBA, shared the message published by the Long Beach Fire Department on the death of the former NFL player, in which they reported that Escobar had a wife and two young children.