Jaylon Ferguson was a Baltimore Ravens linebacker has passed away at the age of 26.
Ferguson’s passing was confirmed by his team, but they did not release any details about his death.
Jaylon Ferguson’s death was deeply felt by the team. He was a caring young man with a big smile.
“We send our deepest condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn a life lost way too soon. ”
Safarrah (the agent for Ferguson) also made a statement.
“We are deeply sorry to announce the passing of Baltimore Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson,” Lawson said that the family asks for privacy and prays during this difficult time.
We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson. pic.twitter.com/ylBvLEzjer
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) June 22, 2022
Terrible news: #Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson has died at just 26 years old.
Statement from agent Safarrah Lawson:
“It’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of Baltimore Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson. The family asks for your prayers and privacy during this trying time.”
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 22, 2022
The Ravens selected Ferguson in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Louisiana Tech. He played 14 games during his rookie season and had 31 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and a fumble recovery.
In 2020, Ferguson played in 14 games and had 30 tackles, 2 sacks, and a fumble recovery as well. In 2021, he only played in 10 games and had six sacks during that season.
Ferguson was a great linebacker at Louisiana Tech. He was also an All-Conference first-team selection in 2017 and 2018.
He recorded the most sacks in NCAA FBS history with 45.