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Ryan Mallett Dies At 35 In An Apparent Drowning

By- USA NATIONAL POST

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Former Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett, who also played for New England, Houston and Baltimore during five seasons in the NFL, has died. He was 35.

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Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek said the university “lost an incredibly special person.

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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and teammates of Ryan Mallett,” 

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Mallett played for the University of Michigan for one season before finishing his college career at Arkansas. 

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He passed for 7,493 yards and 62 touchdowns in two seasons with the Razorbacks.

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Mallett was selected by New England in the third round of the 2011 NFL draft.

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He appeared in four games with the Patriots during the 2012 season, completing 1 of 4 passes for 17 yards.

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In his first start on Nov. 16, 2014, Mallett directed Houston to a 23-7 victory at Cleveland. His first career TD pass was a 2-yarder to defensive end J.J. Watt.

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