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Ravens’ Jaylon Ferguson has passed away

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has passed away. He was 26.

An official cause of death has not been confirmed yet. No other details have been released at this time.

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“We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the club said in a statement. “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 a third-round draft pick by the Ravens in the 2019 NFL Draft. After being drafted, he appeared in 38 games with the franchise, including 10 starts.

In three seasons, he had 67 tackles and 4.5 sacks.

Before being drafted by the Ravens, he played for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. He was nicknamed the “Sack Daddy” for his performances in college.

“It’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of Baltimore Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson. The family asks for your prayers and privacy during this trying time,” Ferguson’s agent Safarrah Lawson said in a statement.

Ferguson is the third athlete to pass away this week. Former NBA player Caleb Swanigan passed away on Monday night.

On Monday, Houston Baptist player Darius Lee was shot and killed in a Harlem, New York mass shooting.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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