Romell Jordan has support following the death of his mother

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Romell Jordan is out this season after suffering a severe knee injury this year. A tough thing for a football player to endure, not playing the sport he loves, but more sad news hit the UNM running back last week. His mother Tamela Denise Cade-Manning, passed away on Tuesday September 27th, she was only 50.

His longtime friend and professional baseball player, Blake Swihart is back in town helping his friend in this tough time. “You know he comes out, I come out here we are always together we are always talking. Texting pretty much every day and you know with his mom passing my parents and I have started a go fund me page it’s on my Instagram and Twitter. So, if you guys could go out there and show some support for the family that would be awesome”, said Blake Swihart.

Here is that Go Fund Me information: provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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