Football

Taurean Ferguson - 3

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Jonesboro, Ga.

High School:
Jonesboro

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
DB

Experience:
HS

Taurean Ferguson

11/01/2014

Vanderbilt - Old Dominion Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 42, Old Dominion 28

11/01/2014

Vanderbilt - Old Dominion Postgame Quotes

Vanderbilt 42, Old Dominion 28

10/11/2014

Vanderbilt - Charleston Southern Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 21, CSU 20

10/11/2014

Vanderbilt - Charleston Southern Postgame Quotes

Vanderbilt 21, CSU 20

08/29/2014

Vanderbilt - Temple postgame notes

Temple 37, Vanderbilt 7

2014
Ferguson became a key starter in the Commodore defensive secondary in his first varsity season... Participated as a cornerback and on special teams in all 12 games... Earned starting assignments at cornerback in the team's final six games... First career start came against Charleston Southern... Ended the season sharing the team lead with two interceptions... Also contributed 25 solo tackles, 30 total tackles, four defensed passes and 1.5 tackles for loss... Virtually all of Ferguson's production came after he entered the starting lineup... Garnered an interception and four tackles in initial start... Also had pick in victory over Old Dominion... Posted season high of five solo tackles vs. Tennessee... Registered six total tackles vs. Mississippi State.

2013
Did not see action as a true freshman... Impressed staff with coverage abilities and athleticism as a practice squad cornerback.

High School
Senior captain... Four-year starter in secondary school south of Atlanta... Also started two years at WR... As senior, contributed five INTs and eight pass breakups for 9-2 squad that advanced to first round of AAAA playoffs... As senior WR, posted 36 catches for 498 yards and eight TDs... Earned honorable mention All-State in 2012, and played in two postseason games, International Bowl and Georgia East-West All-Star Game... As junior, contributed four INTs, 60 catches, 734 receiving yards and six TDs... Standout hurdler in track.

Personal
Taurean Armaud Ferguson... Son of Deonte and Crystal Burden... Born Nov. 23, 1994... Has three brothers: Chuntney, Chris and William... Dad is an accountant; mom is a flight attendant... Has worked as baseball umpire and football referee in hometown youth leagues.



Career Highs
Total Tackles: 6, at Mississippi State, 11/22/2014
Solo Tackles: 5 (3x) Last vs. Tennessee, 11/29/2014
Interceptions: 1 (2x) Last vs. Old Dominion,11/1/2014
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, vs. Tennessee,11/29/2014


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