The NFL’s Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday announced the death of 26-year-old linebacker Jaylon Ferguson.
The Daily Wire reports:
“We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the team’s Twitter account announced. “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,” the statement added.
The athlete’s agent, Safarrah Lawson, asked for prayers and privacy for Ferguson’s family at this time. Lawson also did not provide any details on Ferguson’s cause of death.
“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,” Lawson said in a statement, NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday.