(4/25/19) The agent for Jaylon Ferguson says the potential first-round pick has spent much of Thursday helping people affected by a tornado that tore through Ruston, Louisiana, in the early morning hours.
Safarrah Lawson said Ferguson was going through neighborhoods making sure people who didn’t have power had bottled water and other necessities. Lawson, who is also in Ruston, said Ferguson’s family was safe but that the area he was staying in sustained some damage, including downed trees.
The tornado killed two people and Louisiana’s governor has declared a state of emergency.
Ferguson played college football at Louisiana Tech, which is in Ruston.
The 6-foot-5, 271-pound defensive end set the FBS record with 45 sacks.