Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies aged 26
No explanation for dying was given.
Ferguson’s agent, Safarrah Lawson, mentioned in an announcement to NFL.com: “The household asks to your prayers and privateness throughout this making an attempt time.”
The Louisiana Tech prospect was drafted by Baltimore within the third spherical in 2019. In 38 video games with the workforce, 10 of which had been begins, Ferguson had 67 tackles and 4.5 sacks in three seasons.
Nicknamed “Sack Daddy,” in faculty he broke the all-time NCAA report for profession sacks with 45.
“The LA Tech Household mourns this morning’s tragic information of the sudden dying of former Bulldog nice, Jaylon Ferguson,” mentioned an announcement from Ferguson’s alma mater.
“We are going to keep in mind his God-given skills on the sector and his infectious character off of it. Our ideas and prayers are along with his household and associates. RIP, 45.”
The Ravens distress was later compounded by the dying of former participant Tony Siragusa, a Tremendous Bowl champion who turned a preferred sideline reporter after his profession ended. An announcement from the workforce mentioned he died unexpectedly. He was 55 years outdated.
“There was nobody like Goose — a warrior on the sector and a workforce unifier with a giving, beneficiant coronary heart who helped teammates and the group greater than most individuals know,” former coach Brian Billick mentioned. “We might not have gained the Tremendous Bowl with out him. That is such gorgeous, unhappy information, and our hearts exit to Kathy and the Siragusa household.”