Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26
(WEAA)— Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has died, the team announced Wednesday. He was 26.
We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson. pic.twitter.com/ylBvLEzjer— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) June 22, 2022
The Ravens did not release the cause of death.
Ferguson's agent, Safarrah Lawson, also released a statement that was posted to social media by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Terrible news: #Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson has died at just 26 years old.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 22, 2022
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.”
According to the National Football League, Ferguson was a third-round pick out of Louisiana Tech in 2019, and played 38 games with the Ravens, including 10 starts, and recorded 67 tackles and 4.5 sacks over three seasons.
Teammates and friends posted tributes to Ferguson on social media.
I can’t believe this. Just absolutely tragic. RIP #SackDaddy https://t.co/BA8gGahPAF— Pat Ricard 🥞 (@PRic508) June 22, 2022
Always had REAL convo's!! Joked together, laughed together, prayed together, fought on the field together!! Just a genuine spirit. Love this man! Will miss you bro 💜 https://t.co/yVKZRRNwXa— Josh Bynes (@bynestime56) June 22, 2022
Can’t stop thinking about Jaylon Ferguson’s family. My heart hurts pic.twitter.com/7f6fStg5Vr— Sarah Ellison (@sgellison) June 22, 2022