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NFL Draft 2016 Profile/Report: RB Josh Ferguson, Illinois

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RB Josh Ferguson, Illinois  

  • 2015 Team Captain and Offensive Player of the Year
  • He finished 2015 as only active FBS player with 2,500+ rush & 1,500+ receiving yards in their career
  • More career catches at RB than any college RB prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft

 

 

*CFM Full Scouting Report (link): Josh Ferguson — CFM Scouting Report

Ferguson was tracking as a 4th-6th round draft prospect, but went undrafted. He’s been the talk of the Colts’ OTAs…find out why.  

 

 

CBS Sports (as of this publish date) #15 RB prospect, #178 overall

ESPN (as of this publish date) #11 RB prospect, #155 overall

Dynasty Rookie Draft (as of this publish date): #13 RB prospect, #53 overall (non-IDP)

 

 

Measurables:

Info Hght Wght Hand ArmL 40-D 10-D Bench Vert. Broad ShSht 3-Cone
 Combine  5’9.4″  198  9.0″  30.0″  4.48  1.56  21  34.5″  10.00″  n/a n/a
 Pro Day

 

 

College Statistics:

Year Games RushAtt RushYds RushTD YPC Rec RecYds RecTD
2011 3 14 52 0 3.7 2 14 0
2012 10 75 312 0 4.2 29 251 0
2013 12 141 779 7 5.5 50 535 4
2014 13 146 735 8 5.0 50 427 2
2015 9 129 708 3 5.5 37 280 2
TOTAL 47 505 2,586 18 5.1 168 1,507 8
Avg per gm last 2yrs X 12.5 65.6 0.50 5.2 4.0 32.1 0.20

 

 

Link to College Profile: College Website Profile: Josh Ferguson, Illinois

Link to background story: IndyStar Story on Josh Ferguson’s NFL signing with Indy

 

 

 Two-minute Highlight Reel….

 

 
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More Josh Ferguson Love…

tags — Josh Ferguson, dynasty rookie draft, Tyler Varga, fantasy football, Frank Gore, PPR, Robert Turbin Twitter @CFBMetrics   I’ve posted several Josh Ferguson stories and updates from camp…all with different variations of how much everyone in Indy loves him. This article post is slightly different, so I wanted to share it. Yes, it has the ‘love’ […].. Continue reading→

 

What Chuck Pagano Thinks About Josh Ferguson…

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OTA Update: Josh Ferguson, Indianapolis

  tags — Josh Ferguson, dynasty rookie draft, Frank Gore, handcuff, Tyler Varga, PPR, Robert Turbin Twitter @CFBMetrics, @FFMetrics   We thought Josh Ferguson would be drafted because of his notable passing game skills out of the backfield, much less his solid performance at the NFL Combine. He went undrafted. Apparently, the Colts were laying […].. Continue reading→

 

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2014 Undrafted Free Agent (UDFA) Commentary: Indianapolis Colts

Twitter @CFBMetrics If you’ve been following CFM this year, then you already know that we think Zurlon Tipton is one of the crowning jewel pulls in the UDFA period. It’s a very crowded RB depth chart for Indy, and he likely heads to the practice squad at best, but Tipton is beyond ‘one to watch’. […].. Continue reading→

 

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