Taurean Ferguson 3
Taurean  Ferguson
RS Junior

Jonesboro, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190





Offense produces in Thursday practice

Several receivers impress during full-gear session


The 'Dore defensive secondary

Unit features three returning starters, 10 letterwinners from year ago


Commodores stage physical practice inside stadium Wednesday

Early morning session concludes with full-contact drills


Commodores stage productive scrimmage in stadium

First outdoor practice comes one week before spring game


Commodores stage productive scrimmage in stadium

First outdoor practice comes one week before spring game


Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky; Green (11/14/15)

Vanderbilt defeats Kentucky 21-17, (11/14/15) Photos by Steve Green.


Vanderbilt Football Spring Scrimmage 3/22/14 (Howell)


Ferguson served as a cornerback in 11 of 12 games in third year on campus, missing the Kentucky encounter... Earned a start in secondary against Florida... Finished the season with 13 total tackles, including 11 solo stops, and four pass breakups... Registered four solo tackles at Ole Miss... Contributed three tackles in victory over Missouri.

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.

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.

Taurean Armaud Ferguson... Majoring in Sociology and Human and Organizational Development... 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
Break Ups: 2, at Missouri, 10/25/14

Taurean Ferguson.  02-03-15.  640 PX

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