Former Dallas Cowboy, Gavin Escobar, 31, dies in a deadly climbing accident

Gavin Escobar was a tight end in the National Football League who played six seasons (NFL). From 2013 to 2017, he was a member of the Dallas Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens after attending San Diego State University.

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Gavin Escobar, a former Dallas Cowboy, died at age 31 in an apparent climbing accident.

Gavin Escobar, a former tight end for the Dallas Cowboys, passed away at age 31 following what appears to have been a rock climbing accident. Authorities claimed that on Wednesday, two rock climbers who had been reported injured were discovered dead close to a southern California mountain.

Chelsea Walsh, age 33, has been identified as the other climber. Following a distress call, rescuers were dispatched to Tahquitz Rock in Idyllwild on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department said on Twitter. The climbers were discovered dead at the spot when a crew succeeded in reaching the steep, inaccessible terrain, according to the department.

Early in the day, a little bit of rain fell in the region, but authorities did not immediately clear whether the weather played a role in the fatalities. Since February, Escobar has worked as a fireman in Long Beach, California. Escobar is survived, according to the Long Beach Fire Department, by his wife and two kids.

Gavin Escobar Age, Family, Early Life

Gavin Escobar was born in New York, New York on February 3, 1991(31 years old). He holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Aquarius.

gavin escobar family

We don’t have a lot of specific details on his family. Verified information about the Gavin Escobar family will be given later.

Gavin Escobar Wife, What about his Children?

Sarah Escobar was Gavin Escobar’s wife until his death. They have two children together.

Gavin Escobar Career, What was his profession?

Gavin Escobar played both basketball and football for the school. In 2008, he was chosen for the offensive second team of the Trinity League after hauling in 37 passes for 492 yards and six touchdowns. He was voted the game’s MVP for his effort against eventual state Division III winner St. Bonaventure when he had seven receptions for 130 yards. He caught 11 receptions for 163 yards as a junior (14.8 yards per catch). rated him as a two-star prospect.

Escobar received a football scholarship offered by San Diego State University. He participated in Aztec games from 2009 to 2012. Gavin redshirted as a true freshman after learning he had testicular cancer, and once the tumor was removed, he was in remission. He made 12 starts in 2010, hauling in 29 passes for 323 yards and 4 touchdowns.

The next season, while having fewer starts (6 in 13 games), he still produced well, placing fifth in the Mountain West Conference (MWC) in terms of catches (51), receiving yards (780), receiving touchdowns (7), and receiving yards per reception (15.3). He had 42 catches for 543 yards and the fourth-most touchdowns in the league during his junior year (6).


Escobar was selected for the first team All-MWC in both 2011 and 2012. He had 122 receptions for 1,646 yards and 17 touchdowns during his collegiate career, and he didn’t miss a single game. He was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round (47th overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft, surprising the team after using tight ends Anthony Fasano and Martellus Bennett, two prior second-round picks, with varying degrees of success.

Escobar joined the San Diego Fleet of the recently founded Alliance of American Football after being released by the Dolphins. On April 1, 2019, he was placed on injured reserve. In April 2019, the league suspended operations. In the AAF, Escobar hauled in 14 passes for 142 yards.

How much is Gavin Escobar Net Worth?

Gavin Escobar has not disclosed his financial details. Thus it is hard to estimate his net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

In Rancho Santa Margarita, California, Gavin Escobar attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Gavin Escobar appears unavailable on social media, including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Gavin Escobar’s Height, Weight

HeightIn Feet: 6 feet and 6 inches
Centimeter: 198 cm
Meter: 198 m
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye colorHazel
WeightKilogram: 115 Kg
Pound:  254 Lbs
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Gavin Escobar’s should be known

Zodiac signAquarius
Relationship StatusMarried