Blake

Ferguson

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Deep Snapper
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 235lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Buford, Ga.
High School: Buford HS
Major: Graduate
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

2018 First Team All-America (Phil Steel Magazine)
2018 Permanent LSU Team Captain
2018 SEC Community Service Team
2018 SEC Football Leadership Council Chair
2018 LSU Graduate (B.A. Marketing)
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Enters fourth year as LSU’s long snapper in 2019 … Named first team All-America by Phil Steele Magazine in 2018 … Four- time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and serves as the chair of the SEC Football Leadership Council … Graduated in 2018 with a degree in marketing and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration … Expected to graduate with his MBA in December of 2019 … One of the most active Tigers in the community as he routinely spends time on community service efforts … Is a Type I diabetic, being diagnosed in high school … Serves as an advocate for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and their research initiatives, as well as diabetes prevention across the nation ... Invited to Washington D.C. in the spring of 2018 for the “Call to Congress”, which was an effort to help raise awareness and funds for diabetes research in the United State … While in Washington D.C., meet with members of Congress and others involved in policy making … Other community service endeavors include Tim Tebow Foundation Night to Shine, which is a prom for special needs members of the Baton Rouge community … Participates in Athletes for Hope, which facilitates community service in the Baton Rouge area … Frequent visitor to the Companion Animal Alliance, which is a facility on the LSU campus that serves as a shelter for animals … Also participates annually in Read Across America Dr. Seuss Day as well as served as a volunteer PE instructor as Glasgow Elementary in Baton Rouge … Continued the Ferguson family long-snapping tradition at LSU, taking over the spot from his brother Reid ... Reid Ferguson was a four-year starter at long snapper for the Tigers from 2012-15 and is now a member of the Buffalo Bills ... Graduated in May 2018 in only three years with a bachelor's degree in marketing ... Two-time LSU nominee for the American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team … Has seen action in 39 games during his career, all on special teams as the long snapper for the Tigers.

JUNIOR SEASON (2018)
Played in all 13 games for the 10-3 Tigers … Named permanent team captain following the regular season … Served as LSU’s long snapper on every field goal and point-after attempt as well as all punts in 2018 … Recorded two tackles on punt coverage … Named first team All-America as a long snapper by Phil Steele Magazine, the only such publication to recognize that part of special teams … Also named to the 2018 SEC Community Service Team …Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth straight year.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Played in all 13 games for the Tigers ... Served as LSU's long snapper on every field goal and point-after touchdown attempt as well as every punt ... Forced a fumble on a punt return against Notre Dame in the Citrus Bowl ... Had a tackle vs. Alabama ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Handled every long snap for the Tigers in 2016 ... Played in all 12 games ... Was true on every long snap for punts and placekicks during his first season of play ... Saw his first collegiate action at Lambeau Field against Wisconsin ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2015 ... Earned a spot on the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked as the No. 1 long snapper nationally by Scout and 247Sports ... Rated as a two-star prospect by Rivals, ESPN, 247Sports and Scout ... Earned an invitation to play in the Army All-American game ... Helped lead his team to three state titles in his prep career ... Perfect on all snaps in each season ... Recipient of the Chris Rubio Award which is given to the nation's top high school long snapper as a junior and senior ... Coached by Jess Simpson ... Honor roll member.

PERSONAL
Full name is Blake Whittfield Ferguson ... Parents are Tracy and Kevin Ferguson... His parents haven’t missed an LSU or Buffalo Bills game in two years … They watch Blake play on Saturday no matter where the Tigers are playing, then head straight to the airport to catch a flight to whichever city the Buffalo Bills are playing the following day … Born April 21, 1997 ... Older brother, Reid, was a four-year starting snapper at LSU from 2012-15 who is currently the long snapper for the Buffalo Bills ... Pursuing his master's in business administration.

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