Jaylon Ferguson Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker has died at the age of 26, the team announced. But the cause of his death has not been released.

“Jaylon was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and an infectious personality," the team said.

"We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon's family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon."

Baltimore Police said officers responded to the 400 block of Ilchester Avenue on Tuesday about 11:25 p.m. for a report of a questionable death.

The league expressed condolences, "We are heartbroken to hear of the tragic loss of Jaylon Ferguson," the NFL said.

A native of St. Francisville, Louisiana, Ferguson was drafted in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Louisiana Tech.

He had 187 tackles and an NCAA record 45 sacks during his four years as a Bulldog, earning him the nickname "Sack Daddy."

In three seasons with the Ravens, Ferguson played 38 games, 10 of them starts, recording 67 combined tackles and 4 1/2 sacks.

Ferguson was a standout at the team's recent minicamp after he showed up slimmed down and with an "obvious sense of urgency,"

Jaylon Ferguson had a son and two daughters with his fiancée Doni Smith. Ferguson had an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million at the time of his death.