Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Jaylon Ferguson Has Passed Away At Age Of 26

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Another week, another heartbreaking loss of an NFL player.

26-year-old Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson passed away last night, after police were called to a Baltimore residence around 11:25 PM.

According to TMZ, they arrived to find Ferguson unresponsive while receiving medical treatment from paramedics.

The police says:

“Ferguson never regained consciousness, and was pronounced dead on the scene by medics.”

At this time, police do not suspect foul play was involved in Ferguson’s death, and there were no signs of trauma.

The Ravens released the following statement via social media:

“We are profoundly saddened by the tragic 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.”

Ferguson was drafted by the Ravens in the third round of the NFL Draft in 2019 out of Louisiana Tech, and has played a total of 38 games over the past three seasons, racking up 4.5 sacks and 67 tackles.

The 6-foot-5 275 pound linebacker was a stud in college as well, with 45 total sacks in his college career at LA Tech. Nicknamed the “Sack Daddy,” 45 career sacks is good enough for the all-time NCAA record.

Louisiana Tech also shared their condolences:

“We will remember his God-given talents on the field and his infectious personality off it. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.”

This tragic loss follows an already difficult year for the NFL, as Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins, former Dallas Cowboys star running back Marion Barber, and Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jeff Gladney have all passed away already this year.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jaylon Ferguson’s family.

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