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Report: NFL star and La. native Jaylon Ferguson died from apparent overdose

1 month 1 week 1 day ago Friday, July 01 2022 Jul 1, 2022 July 01, 2022 11:19 AM July 01, 2022 in News
Source: The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE - Jaylon Ferguson, an NFL player with Louisiana roots who died last week at age 26, was killed by an apparent drug overdose.

The Baltimore Sun reported Friday that Ferguson died from a combination of fentanyl and cocaine in his system. His death has been ruled an accident. 

Ferguson, who was drafted 85th overall by the Baltimore Ravens in 2018, previously played ball at West Feliciana High and Louisiana Tech.

His family says a viewing and funeral is scheduled for Saturday in St. Francisville. 

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