In his fourth season with the team, Jaylon Ferguson was an outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens.
died: on 21 June 2022 at the age of 26 in Baltimore.
At Louisiana Tech, where Ferguson played collegiate football, he established an NCAA record for career sacks with 45. He was given the nickname “Sack Daddy” for the achievement.
In the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Ravens selected him. He spent three seasons as a member of the team and was preparing to enroll in a training program in July for the 2022 campaign. In his three seasons, Ferguson played 38 games, starting 10 of them.
The organization declared in a statement that it was “considerably disheartened” by Jaylon Ferguson’s passing. He was a thoughtful, kind young man with a big grin and an alluring personality. As we mourn a daily existence lost far too soon, we offer Jaylon’s loved ones our sincere condolences.
The Ravens withheld details about Ferguson’s death.
He was described as “a sort, conscious young fellow with a huge grin and an enticing persona” in a group tweet.
Ferguson’s representative, Safarrah Lawson, confirmed his demise.
He was a wonderful young man who was full of love and life. He will be remembered as a football player, but also as a fantastic father, child, sibling, and friend, according to Lawson. “The family requests that your petitions continue,”
Prior to signing with the Ravens, the linebacker played high school football at Louisiana Tech. Planning to stay with the organization for a fourth season.
Through virtual entertainment, the NFL and his coworkers expressed their shock and sympathy.