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.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Lions at Bears Trailer

    Posted 11 hours ago

    Get ready for the Lions' Week 11 matchup against the Chicago Bears with this game trailer .

  • Opposing View: Bears

    Posted 12 hours ago

    Tori Petry talks with the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs about QB Mitchell Trubisky and the Bears' run game.

  • Lang on facing the Bears' front seven

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

    OL T.J. Lang talks about facing the Bears' front seven and about having the offensive line unit back at full strength.

  • Lions offense returning to health

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

    Tori Petry recaps the highlights of the week in sixty seconds on 0 to 60 presented by Comerica Bank.

  • Caldwell on the next man up mentality

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

    Head coach Jim Caldwell says DE Cornelius Washington has grown as a player and stepped up to make plays for the Lions in their latest matchup against the Browns.

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