PLAYER
Ego Ferguson
DT #67
Height:
6-2
Weight:
300
College:
LSU
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 20 26 13 13 2 0 3 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 CHI 4 3 1 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 16 23 12 11 2 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Joins the Lions following two seasons (2014-15) with the Chicago Bears. Entered the League as a second-round pick (51st overall) by the Bears in the 2014 NFL Draft of Louisiana State.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on June 8, 2017.
  • Released by the Packers on April 5, 2017.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Green Bay Packers on April 3, 2017.
  • Released by the Bears on March 31, 2017.
  • Suspended four games for violating the NFL’s Policy on PED’s November 12, 2015.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured (knee) on October 17, 2015.
  • Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round (51st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

PRO

Joins the Lions following two seasons (2014-15) with the Chicago Bears. Entered the League as a second-round pick (51st overall) by the Bears in the 2014 NFL Draft of Louisiana State.

2016: Spent the season on Reserve/Injured with an undisclosed injury.

2015: Played in four games with one start and registered three tackles before being placed on Reserve/Injured (knee) for the remainder of the season.

  • Made his first career start filling in at defensive end against the Raiders in Week 4 (10/4).

2014: Appeared in all 16 games along the defensive line in his rookie season. Finished the season with 11 tackles, two sacks and three pass defenses.

COLLEGE

Played in 38 games (12 starts) in three seasons at LSU (2011-13) before entering the NFL Draft following his junior season. Finished his career with 85 tackles, five tackles for loss and one sack.

2013: Played in 12 games with 12 starts at defensive tackle. Finished the season with 58 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and one sack.

2012: Appeared in 13 games as a sophomore and recorded 14 tackles.

2011: Played in 13 games and recorded 13 tackles and one pass defense.

2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL

Attended Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Va.).

  • Son of Ego and Brenda Ferguson.
  • Majored in sports administration.

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