Blake Ferguson
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Ferguson with the LSU Tigers
No. 44 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Long snapper
Personal information
Born: (1997-04-21) April 21, 1997 (age 25)
Smyrna, Georgia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school:Buford
(Buford, Georgia)
College:LSU
NFL Draft:2020 / Round: 6 / Pick: 185
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 18, 2021
Games played:33
Tackles:5
Player stats at NFL.com

Blake Whittfield Ferguson (born April 21, 1997) is an American football long snapper for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, winning a national championship in 2020.

College career

Ferguson played college football for LSU from 2015 to 2019. He played in 52 games at long snapper, and was also a two-year captain of the team.[1]

Professional career

Ferguson was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round (185th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft.[1] He signed a four-year contract on May 10.[2] He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the Dolphins on July 27, 2020,[3] and was activated from the list six days later.[4]

Personal life

He is the younger brother of Buffalo Bills long snapper Reid Ferguson who is #69.[5] He is a Type 1 Diabetic.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b Auzenne, Josh (April 25, 2020). "2020 NFL DRAFT: LSU LS Blake Ferguson chosen in 6th round (No. 185 overall) by Miami Dolphins". WAFB. Retrieved April 28, 2020.
  2. ^ Gantt, Darin (May 10, 2020). "Dolphins sign drafted long snapper". NBC Sports. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  3. ^ "Miami Dolphins Awarded Javaris Davis, Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. July 27, 2020. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  4. ^ @MiamiDolphins (August 2, 2020). "We have activated long snapper Blake Ferguson off the reserve/COVID-19 list and placed guard Ereck Flowers on the list" (Tweet). Retrieved August 2, 2020 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ a b Brown, Chris (January 25, 2020). "Brotherly bond: Blake Ferguson aims to join his mentor and brother Reid Ferguson in the NFL". Buffalo Bills. Retrieved April 28, 2020.