Cornerbacks from Texas was selected for the Minnesota Vikings

who said the people who played with them on the field

are grieving the loss of his life far too quickly

Jeff Gladney, a cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals, died over the weekend of Christmas

after his vehicle struck a wall in Dallas. He was just 25.

The NFL and The Cardinals as well as the Minnesota Vikings

who drafted Gladney in 2020, confirmed the loss on Monday in statements.

"We are shocked to hear about Jeff Gladney's death,"

the Cardinals said. "Our hearts are with Jeff's family and friends,