Listen Live
97.9 The Box Featured Video
Pittsburgh Steelers v Baltimore Ravens

Source: Diamond Images / Getty

Officials announced that former Baltimore Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett drowned while vacationing in Florida.

White Hall High School (Arkansas) assistant principal confirmed the drowning to THV in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mallett currently worked as the head football coach at the school.

He was 35 years old.

Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BALTIMORE to 24042 to join!

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a man drowned while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday afternoon in Destin, Florida.

According to reports, deputies said a group of people in the water near the second sandbar had reportedly been struggling to make it back to shore.

A male, who officials identified as Mallett, went under and lifeguards said he was not breathing when he was pulled out. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Mallett was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played for the Houston Texans before joining the Ravens from 2015 through 2017.

Mallett only played in eight games with the Ravens.

We’re sending prayers to his loved ones.

Get Breaking News & Exclusive Content in Your Inbox:  


Ray Lewis’ Son, Ray Lewis III, Dies At 28

Odell Beckham Jr. Makes Ravens Practice Debut At Minicamp

Baltimore City Wants To Pay For Your Doorbell Camera

The post Former Ravens QB Ryan Mallet Drowns While Vacationing In Florida appeared first on 92 Q.

Former Ravens QB Ryan Mallet Drowns While Vacationing In Florida  was originally published on