Baltimore Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26

Baltimore Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has died at the age of 26, the team announced Wednesday.

No cause of death was given.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the team said in a statement. “He was a kind and respectful young man with a big smile and an infectious personality. We extend our deepest condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn the loss of a life too soon.”

Ferguson, a third-round pick by the Ravens in 2019, had participated in every team offseason practice this year. In three seasons, Ferguson totaled 67 tackles and 4.5 sacks.

Known as “Sack Daddy” hailing from Louisiana Tech, he holds the FBS record for career sacks with 45.

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