“We’re profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the staff mentioned in a press release on Wednesday. “He was a form, respectful younger man with an enormous smile and infectious character. We categorical our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon’s household and buddies as we mourn a life misplaced a lot too quickly.”
Ferguson, a father of three younger youngsters with fiancée Doni Smith, was as a consequence of report back to coaching camp for his fourth season in late July. He practiced final week with the Ravens at a minicamp the place he sprained his ankle, the Baltimore Sun reported.
Ferguson performed all three of his NFL seasons with the Ravens, showing in 38 video games. The Ravens made him a third-round select of Louisiana Tech in 2019.
“The final particular person I talked to leaving the ability,” Ravens linebacker Patrick Queen tweeted. “Spent nearly on a regular basis within the sauna collectively tryna see who gone last more. Stated it was our flip this 12 months man. Ima miss you bro.”
Ferguson’s agent, Safarrah Lawson, mentioned in a press release shared by ESPN: “He might be remembered not simply as a soccer participant, however as a terrific father, son, brother and pal.”