Zach Hoffpauir- Baseball and Stanford football standout player Died at 26

Zach Hoffpauir- Baseball and Stanford football standout player Died at 26

Another sad news, sports athlete who plays two sports, Zach Hoffpauir earned the recognition of all-Pac-12 as a safety. It was drafter during the career in college by Arizona Diamondbacks had died on Thursday at the age of 26.

It has been confirmed by the dad of Zach Hoffpauir that his son is not more, but they did not tell any cause of this. The database of Maricopa County (Ariz.) Medical Examiners had included Zach Hoffpauir but still report has not been finished about the cause of death till the afternoon of Friday.

Zach Hoffpauir belongs to Glendale, Ariz., in February he is being hired as a safeties coach by Ed McCaffrey, head coach for Northern Colorado. McCaffrey’s son, Christian, All- American at Standford was a very close friend of Zach Hoffpauir, who also does for the Carolina Panters, an All-Pro running back.

On Friday in the Instagram account, Christian McCaffrey posted a picture of Zach Hoffpauir and wrote that Yesterday the heaven had got an angel and he had lost one of his best friends in the world.

On twitter, Ed McCaffrey had written that he was shocked by the news and Zach Hoffpauir is very close to all his four sons. He said that he is like a brother to all his sons and had recently found himself as the safeties coach.    

Zach Hoffpauir over a career of 4 years he had done around 101 tackles in about 50 games and from this Stanford won around 3 Pac-12 titles and 2 Rose Bowls. In the year 2014, he was honored by giving a name in selection for Pac-12.

In 2015, Zach Hoffpauir was selected in the Major League Baseball draft for the 22nd round. As a minor, he played only 2 seasons in the year 2015 and 2018 which was a hit. In this, he scored 224 with 3 home runs and 9 RBIs at 107 bats in rookie as well as Class-A ball. In 2015, Zach Hoffpauir at Stanford hit 295 with eleven home runs and fifty-eight RBIs. It was mentioned as a Pac-12 honorable pick for the year 2015.

In the year 2015 at Stanford, he did not play football and in 2016 he returned for his senior season.

Written by Neha Garg