Player Bio

Ego Ferguson
DL #95
Height:
6-2
Weight:
309
Age:
23
College:
LSU
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 23 12 11 2.0 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 CHI 16 0 23 12 11 2.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BUF L 20-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @SF W 28-20 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @NYJ W 27-19 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 GB L 17-38 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @CAR L 24-31 2 0 2 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @ATL W 27-13 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 MIA L 14-27 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @NE L 23-51 3 0 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @GB L 14-55 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 MIN W 21-13 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TB W 21-13 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @DET L 17-34 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DAL L 28-41 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NO L 15-31 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 DET L 14-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @MIN L 9-13 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in all 16 contests during 2014 rookie season with Chicago, collecting 27 tackles - including 2 sacks - with 3 pass break-ups…  Recorded first career sack on September 22, 2014 at the New York Jets… Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 versus Buffalo.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in all 16 contests during 2014 rookie season with Chicago, collecting 27 tackles - including 2 sacks - with 3 pass break-ups…  Recorded first career sack on September 22, 2014 at the New York Jets… Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 versus Buffalo.

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

2014 SEASON: Recorded 27 tackles during rookie season with the Bears with 2 sacks, 3 PBUs and 2 QB pressures… 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 CAREER: 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

  • 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.

Recent Videos

  • Confidential: Ferguson, Sutton

    Posted Jan 4, 2015

    Jeff Joniak, voice of the Bears, sits down with rookie defensive tackles Ego Ferguson and Will Sutton on Bears Confidential.

  • Ferguson: Have to find a way to win

    Posted Dec 21, 2014

    Defensive Tackle Ego Ferguson addresses the media following Sunday's game at Soldier Field.

  • 3 And Out: Ego Ferguson

    Posted Oct 16, 2014

    Defensive tackle Ego Ferguson answers three off-the-field questions for this week's edition of 3 And Out.

  • ITB: Big Guys, Compact Cars-Ferguson

    Posted Oct 14, 2014

    Anthony Adams and Ego Ferguson go for a ride in "Big Guys in Compact Cars." Ferguson talks about his nicknames and tries to help Anthony drive a stick shift.