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Texas High School Football Player Jack Schwantz dies in a plane crash at the age of 18

Jack Schwantz, an 18-year old standout offensive lineman from Azle, Texas and his father were killed in a single-engine plane crash.
Jack Schwantz, an 18-year old standout offensive lineman from Azle, Texas and his father were killed in a single-engine plane crash.

Jack Schwantz, an 18-year old standout offensive lineman from Azle, Texas and his father were killed in a single-engine plane crash.

According to FAA, the plane was registered to Jack’s father Charles who also died in the crash. Charles was 55 years old.

The single-engine crash crashed around 9am on Saturday in Tarrant County.

Schwantz was a big kid who started on offense and defense for his team. He was listed as a player to watch this upcoming season.

We wanted to showcase Jack as we always do on NFL Draft Diamonds when a young player leaves us too early. Check out this clip from Jack playing against Grapevine! Rest In Peace Jack.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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