Former NFL Quarterback and Northeast Texas high school standout at Texarkana-Texas High, Ryan Mallett, has drowned at Destin Beach, Florida. He was 35. Mallett began his college career at Michigan but transferred to Arkansas. The Patriots drafted him into the NFL, and he also played with the Texans and the Ravens during his seven-year pro career. Mallett took over as the head football coach at White Hall High School in Arkansas in 2022.