Ravens’ Jaylon Ferguson dies at 26

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson #45 during the NFL game at Allegiant Stadium on September 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The NFL’s Baltimore Ravens announced Wednesday that their player Jaylon Ferguson He passed away at the age of 26.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson. He was un kind and respectful young man with a big smile and an infectious personality“, is part of the message that the team shared through their social networks.

The player’s cause of death was not reported..

“We extend our deepest condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn the loss of a life too soon“, Add.

The player’s agent, Safarrah Lawson, was the first to broadcast the news on Wednesday through his Twitter account.

“With great sadness Announcing the Passing of Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Jaylon Ferguson. The family asks for your prayers and privacy during this difficult time,” Lawson wrote.

The agent highlighted the qualities of the ‘linebacker’ off the pitch: “He was a wonderful young man full of love and life. He will be remembered not only as a great soccer player, but as a great father, son, brother and friend. The family asks for your continued prayers.”

Jaylon Ferguson was born in Zachary, Louisiana. He was selected in the third round of the 2019 Draft by the Ravens after shine in college football with Louisiana Tech.

In three years with the Baltimore Ravens, Ferguson played 38 games in which he recorded 67 tackles and 4.5 quarterback sacks.

During this year’s team preseason, the linebacker received praise from his squad’s defensive coordinatorMike Macdonald, to take over the starting job this campaign.

“Right now he’s doing a great job. He is competing. The techniques we are teaching are slightly different from what he knowsbut once he absorbs them, he comes out at full speed,” Macdonald said last May.

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