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#99 Luke Ferguson
Position: K/P
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Jonesboro, Ark.
High School: Jonesboro
Experience: High School
Luke Ferguson Bio
Courtesy: ArkansasState
Release: 08/24/2012

2013: Played in 10 games as a sophomore, splitting punting duties with Paul Jones . . . Averaged a team-high 43.8 yards per punt, which ranked as the fourth highest in the Sun Belt Conference in 2013 . . . Punting average was also the second highest in school history for a single season behind only Ryan Smith’s 44.4 average in 1999 . . . Posted career highs for longest punt (63 vs. Troy), punt yards (231 at Memphis), punt average (49.0 at Auburn), total punts (5 at Memphis) and punts inside the 20 (2 vs Louisiana-Lafayette) . . . Recorded 1,007 punt yards on 27 attempts with eight total kicks pinning the opponent inside its 20 . . . Also had five punts travel over 50 yards . . . Kicked off one time . . . Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member.

2012: Played in 10 games, handling kickoff duties . . . Kicked off a team-high 46 times for 2,585 yards and an average of 56.2 yards . . . Was responsible for 11 touchbacks . . . Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member.

HIGH SCHOOL:  3-year varsity football letterman . . . Played both K and WR . . . team captain as a senior . . . All-conference choice as junior and senior and all-state selection as a senior . . . Named First Team All-Arkansas by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, VYPE magazine and ArkansasSports360.com / ArkansasVarsity . . .  Two-time Jonesboro Sun “Best Under the Sun” selection . . . Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game selection in 2012  . . . Super Sophomore by the Democrat-Gazette . . . Sr. year made 6-10 FG with a long of 47 yds . . . Averaged 42 yds per punt . . . Led the state in net punting average, according to Hooten's Arkansas Foootball . . . KAIT-8 Football Friday Night Super Team and Special Teams Player of the Year (two-time selection) . . . Central Chevrolet NEA Player of the Week (week 2 of the 2011 season) . . . Rated as a 5-star recruit at both punter and kicker by Kohl's Kicking Camps (19th ranked punter and 29th ranked kicker, nationally, by Kohl's for the class of 2012) . . . 27th ranked kicker nationally and 31st ranked overall player in Arkansas by 247Sports . . . 44th ranked kicker nationally and 15th ranked Arkansas recruit by ESPN.com . . . 28th ranked Arkansas recruit by Hooten's Arkansas Football . . . 30th ranked overall player by VYPE magazine . . . 39th ranked recruit in Arkansas by ArkansasSports360.com / ArkansasVarsity.com . . . Two-time all-state pole vaulter . . . Lowell Manning Award for best over senior male athlete at JHS as a senior . . . Named JHS' Outstanding Junior Male Athlete . . . Also played varsity soccer three years, breaking the state record for most goals scored in a season and earning all-conference recognition three times . . . 3.89 cumulative GPA . . . NHS member and Jonesboro High School Honor graduate.

PERSONAL:  Son of Dave and Belinda Ferguson . . . One older brother, Jake . . . Born July 7, 1993.

FERGUSON’S CAREER PUNTING STATISTICS

Yr.           No.         YDS        AVG.     LG           TB           FC           i20          50+

2012         0            0              0.0        0              0            0              0            0

2013         23          1007        43.8       63            1             6             8             6

Totals       23          1007        43.8       63            1             6             8             6

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