Baltimore Ravens Jaylon Ferguson has tragically died at the age of 26 years old. His team announced it on Wednesday.
“He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and an infectious personality,” the team said of the 26-year-old player.
“We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the Ravens said in a statement early Wednesday morning.
He was really a wonderful person. We all know that he was a great player. He wins many major trophies in his career.
Jaylon Ferguson Cause Of Death
His cause of death is unknown and currently being investigated. But the cause of death will be published soon. Because police work in this case.
In three seasons with the Ravens, Ferguson played 38 games, 10 of them starts, recording 67 combined tackles and 4 1/2 sacks.
A native of St. Francisville, La., Ferguson was drafted in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Louisiana Tech, where he had 187 tackles.
He has an NCAA record 45 sacks during his four years as a Bulldog, earning him the nickname “Sack Daddy.”
Baltimore Police said officers responded to the 400 block of Ilchester Avenue on Tuesday about 11:25 p.m. for a report of a questionable death.
Ferguson was the victim, police confirmed.
Police said there were no signs of trauma or foul play. They said the medical examiner will determine a cause of death.
The cause of his death is still being determined.