Player Bio

Ego Ferguson
DL #95
Height:
6-2
Weight:
300
Age:
25
College:
LSU
Experience:
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 26 13 13 2.0 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2015 CHI 4 1 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 CHI 16 0 23 12 11 2.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 20 games (1 start) with 36 tackles, 2 sacks and 3 pass breakups in two seasons with the Chicago Bears (2014-15)... Recorded first career sack in Week 3 of 2014 season at the New York Jets, dropping Geno Smith for a 13-yard loss; added another sack a week later vs. Green Bay.

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 20 games (1 start) with 36 tackles, 2 sacks and 3 pass breakups in two seasons with the Chicago Bears (2014-15)... Recorded first career sack in Week 3 of 2014 season at the New York Jets, dropping Geno Smith for a 13-yard loss; added another sack a week later vs. Green Bay.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the second round (51st overall) by Chicago in the 2014 NFL Draft... Signed 4-year contract with the Bears (5/13/14). SIGNED through 2017

2015 SEASON: Appeared in 4 contests (Games 1 & 3-5) starting 1 (Game 4), recorded 9 tackles... Inactive Game 2 due to a knee injury... Made first career start in Game 4 vs. Oakland... Placed on IR on Oct. 17 due to a knee injury causing him to miss Games 6-16. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 4-1

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2014 - Recorded 27 tackles during rookie season with the Bears with 2 sacks, 3 PBUs and 2 QB pres- sures... 2 sacks were tied-for-14th among all NFL rookies and fourth among rookie DTs... Made NFL debut on September 7 vs. Buffalo... Picked up first career sack on September 22 at the New York Jets.

COLLEGE: Played in 38 games with 12 starts in three seasons at LSU (2011-13)... Finished career with 85 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and 1 sack... Earned honorable mention all-SEC honors as a junior in 2013... Left LSU for NFL Draft following his junior season in 2013.

PERSONAL: One of the top defensive end prospects in high school football in 2009... A member of the Rivals 100 and rated as the No. 31 overall prospect in the nation... Also ranked No. 6 defensive end in the country by Rivals.com and No. 7 defensive end prospect by Scout.com... A member of the ESPNU 150... Named a SuperPrep All-American and a member of the SuperPrep Elite 50... A U.S. Army All-American Bowl participant (East roster)... Named first-team all-state in Virginia... Coached by Dave Tavenner.

Recent Articles

  • Ferguson suspended for four games

    Posted Nov 12, 2015

    Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson has been suspended without pay for the next four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.

  • Sutton, Ferguson part of big overhaul

    Posted Sep 2, 2015

    Second-year defensive linemen Will Sutton and Ego Ferguson are part of the major overhaul the Bears defense will take in 2015.

  • Bears draft pair of d-tackles

    Posted May 9, 2014

    The Bears spent back-to-back draft picks on defensive tackles Friday night, selecting LSU's Ego Ferguson in the second round and Arizona State's Will Sutton in the third.

  • Ferguson turning pro to help mom

    Posted May 9, 2014

    Bears second-round draft pick Ego Ferguson opted to skip his senior season and enter the NFL to help support his mother, Brenda, who is unable to work after injuring her back.

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