2015 Phil Steele Preseason All-America First Team
2014 Phil Steele Preseason All-America Second Team
Four-year starter at long snapper for both punts and field goals/point-after attempts … Considered one of the best at his position in the college ranks and has a shot at making an NFL roster … Played in 51 games during his LSU career … In four years at LSU, was part of 497 total snaps (204 field goals/PATs and 243 punts) … Had only one errant snap during his career, that coming as a true freshman in his first game in Tiger Stadium … Awarded scholarship out of high school, a rarity at the time for a player who serves strictly as a long snapper … Younger brother Blake followed in his footsteps and signed a football scholarship with as a long snapper in 2015 … High school teammates with LSU offensive lineman Vadal Alexander … Graduated in May of 2015 with a degree in sports administration.
SENIOR SEASON (2015)
Served as LSU’s starting longer snapper for the fourth straight season … Played in all 12 games, handling every long snap for both punts and placekicks.
JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
In his third season as LSU’s starting long snapper … Has handled all but one snap for the Tigers on punts and placekicks during the 2012, 2013 and 2014 seasons ... The lone exception was a punt against ULM during the 4th quarter ... Picked up three tackles on LSU’s special teams units.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Played in 13 games, handling deep snaps on both punts and placekicks … Snapped on 43 punts and 71 field goals/PATs.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Played in all 13 games as LSU’s long snapper … Handled snaps on all 71 punts and 74 field goals/PATs … Only had one bad snap, that coming in season-opener vs. North Texas in what was his first collegiate game.
Graduated early from Buford High School and enrolled at LSU in spring 2012 … A five-star recruit according to chrissailorkicking.com ... Rated the No. 2 long snapper prospect in the nation by Scout.com … Started at long snapper and guard all four years at Buford High School in Georgia … Member of the 2009 and 2010 Georgia 2A state championship teams … Coached in high school by Jess Simpson … Student of renowned long snapping instructor Chris Rubio.
Parents are Tracy and Kevin Ferguson … Born March 24, 1994.