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Jaylon Ferguson
Jaylon  Ferguson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
St. Francisville, La.

High School:
West Feliciana HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 269

Position:
Defensive End

Birthdate:
12/14/1995

Experience:
2L

11/14/2017

LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Nov. 14

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. CT Saturday at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso

11/11/2017

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs handed home loss by Owls

11/07/2017

LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Nov. 7

Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston

10/28/2017

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs hold on for a 42-28 win over Rice.

10/22/2017

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs lose in overtime to Golden Eagles

10/21/2017

Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss

Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 Joe Aillet Stadium Ruston, La.

09/30/2017

Louisiana Tech vs. South Alabama

LA Tech vs. South Alabama Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 Joe Aillet Stadium Ruston, La.

09/22/2017

Louisiana Tech at South Carolina

Louisiana Tech at South Carolina Saturday, Sept. 22, 2017 Williams-Brice Stadium Columbia, S.C.

09/16/2017

Louisiana Tech at WKU

Louisiana Tech at WKU* Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 Houchens-Smith Stadium Bowling Green, Ky.

04/16/2016

2016 LA Tech Spring Game

2016 LA Tech Spring Game presented by Dairy Queen

2016 First Team All-Conference USA
2016 First Team All-Louisiana
2015 FWAA Freshman All-America
2015 Sporting News Freshman All-America
2015 Honorable Mention All-Conference USA
2015 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2015 Second Team All-Louisiana

2016: Started all 14 games at defensive end for the Bulldogs ... Totaled 49 tackles (27 solo, 22 assisted) on the year with a team-high 16 tackles for loss and a school record 14.5 sacks ... Broke the school record from 1986 for sacks in a season with 14.5 ... Had a career-high eight total tackles (2 solo, 6 assisted) versus WKU (12/3) in the Conference USA Championship ... Totaled a career-high 2.5 sacks on three different occasions versus UMass (10/15), North Texas (11/5) and Southern Miss (11/25) ... Tied the school record with two fumbles recovered in a single game in LA Tech's win over WKU (10/6).

2015: Played in 12 games, making five starts at defensive end ... Totaled 35 tackles (22 solo, 13 assisted) on the year with a team-high 15 tackles for loss ... Tied a team-high with six sacks while also recording two forced fumbles ... Registered one solo tackle against Southern (9/5) in first career action as a Bulldog ... Recorded one tackle (solo) against Kansas State (9/19) ... Recorded a solo tackle against FIU (9/26) ... Had a career day at UTSA (10/10) in first career start, recording seven tackles (five solo, two assisted), two sacks and four tackles for loss ... Tallied five tackles (two solo, three assisted), including two and a half for loss and was credited with three quarterback hurries against Mississippi State (10/17) ... Recorded three solo tackles, including two sacks while forcing a fumble and being credited with a quarterback hurry against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Registered five solo tackles, including three for loss and a sack, as well as being credited with a quarterback hurry against rice (10/30) ... Recorded six tackles (two solo, four assisted) including 2.5 tackles for loss against North Texas (11/7) ... Assisted on two tackles against UTEP (11/21) ... Recorded two solo tackles and broke up a pass against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Posted one tackle that went for a loss of one yard versus Arkansas State (12/19) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

2014:
Redshirted 2014 season, did not play.

High School: Graduated from West Feliciana High School in 2014 ... Lettered four years in football and basketball ... Received all-state honors and was an East all-star his senior year while garnering district and metro MVP honors in addition to his all-metro and all-district honors ... Also received all-district honors his junior year ... Coached by Robb Odom.

Personal: Jaylon O'Neal Ferguson ... Son of Richard and Jackie Harris ... Born on Dec. 14, 1995 in Zachary, La. ... Has two younger siblings: Jazmond Ferguson and Richard Harris, Jr. ... Chose LA Tech over Memphis, Mississippi State, Missouri, NC State, Tulane and UCF ... Recruited by Joe Sloan.

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