NFL linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at 26

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson died Tuesday night, according to a statement released by the team Wednesday. Ferguson was drafted in the third round of the 2019 NFL draft by the Ravens and was expected to play a major role in this year’s defense. He was a four-year player at Louisiana Tech where he led the NCAA in sacks with 17.5 in 2018.In the released statement, the team said:”We are profoundly saddened by the passing of Jaylon Ferguson. He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon.”Baltimore City police confirmed Ferguson’s death. His cause of death has not yet been released.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson died Tuesday night, according to a statement released by the team Wednesday.

Ferguson was drafted in the third round of the 2019 NFL draft by the Ravens and was expected to play a major role in this year’s defense. He was a four-year player at Louisiana Tech where he led the NCAA in sacks with 17.5 in 2018.

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In the released statement, the team said:

“We are profoundly saddened by the passing of Jaylon Ferguson. He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon.”

Baltimore City police confirmed Ferguson’s death. His cause of death has not yet been released.

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