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#48 Blake Ferguson Season 2019

Deep Snapper
Smyrna, Ga.
High School
Buford HS

No. 185 Pick in 2020 NFL Draft (Round 6) | Miami Dolphins Details
2020 Hampshire Honor Society (National Football Foundation) 
2019 LSU Graduate (MBA)
2019 LSU Permanent Team Captain
2019 SEC Community Service Team
2019 Campbell Award Semifinalist (National Football Foundation)
2018 First Team All-America (Phil Steele 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

One of the top student-athletes in the history of the program … Four-year starter on the field at long snapper and earned two degrees during his time at LSU … Graduated in three years with a undergraduate degree in marketing in 2018 and then followed that with a Master’s in business administration in December of 2019 … Followed in the footsteps of his older brother Reid as LSU’s starting long snapper … Reid served as LSU’s long snapper for four years and is now the long snapper for the Buffalo Bills …  Played in 53 consecutive games … Twice named permanent team captain in 2018 and 2019 becoming the first long snapper in LSU history to receive the honor … Semifinalist for the Campbell Award as the nation’s top student-athlete in college football … Academic All-District … Two-time chair of the SEC’s Football Leadership Council … Member of the SEC Community Service Team in 2018 and 2019 … Four-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll. 

Played in all 15 games at long snapper for the 15-0 national champion Tigers … Earned permanent captain status for the second straight year … Named to the SEC Community Service Team as well as being named to the Hampshire Honor Society by the National Football Foundation … Semifinalist for the prestigious Campbell Trophy. 

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. 

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.

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.

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2015 … Earned a spot on the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

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.

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.  

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