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Josh Ferguson
RB #34
Height:
5-10
Weight:
200
Age:
23
College:
Illinois
Hometown:
Naperville, IL
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
15
YDS
20
AVG
1.3
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 15 20 1.3 11 0 20 136 6.8 14 0 1 0
2016 IND 16 0 15 20 1.3 11 0 20 136 6.8 14 0 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 DET L 35-39 1 -2 -2 -2 0 2 26 13 14 0 -- --
2 @DEN L 20-34 2 7 3.5 6 0 5 29 5.8 11 0 -- --
3 SD W 26-22 1 2 2 2 0 3 29 9.7 14 0 -- --
4 @JAX L 27-30 3 -2 -0.7 1 0 7 33 4.7 9 0 -- --
5 CHI W 29-23 1 3 3 3 0 2 10 5 9 0 -- --
6 @HOU L 23-26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @TEN W 34-26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 KC L 14-30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
9 @GB W 31-26 -- -- -- -- -- 1 9 9 9 0 -- --
11 TEN W 24-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 PIT L 7-28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @NYJ W 41-10 5 11 2.2 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 HOU L 17-22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @MIN W 34-6 2 1 0.5 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @OAK L 25-33 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 JAX W 24-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 47 games at Illinois and finished second in school history with 4,474 all-purpose yards. Tallied 505 carries for 2,586 yards and 18 touchdowns, 168 receptions for 1,507 yards and eight touchdowns and 21 kickoff returns for 381 yards.
  • Holds the Illinois record for the most career receptions and receiving yards by a running back.
  • Ranks in the top 10 in school history in career receptions (third), rushing yards (sixth) and touchdowns (tied for seventh).
  • Finished the 2015 season as the only active FBS player with 2,500-plus rushing and 1,500-plus receiving yards in career.
  • In 2015, played in nine games and garnered Third Team All-Big Ten honors (by the coaches and media) after registering 129 carries for 708 yards and three touchdowns and 37 receptions for 280 yards and two touchdowns. He was named an Illini team captain and the team’s Offensive Player of the Year.
  • As a junior in 2014, played in all 13 games (nine starts) and led the team in rushing attempts (146), yards (735) and touchdowns (eight). Finished second on the team in receptions (50) and third in receiving yards (427) and added two receiving touchdowns. Led the team in all-purpose yards (1,162) and scoring (60 points).
  • Appeared in 12 games in 2013 and tallied 141 carries for 779 yards and seven touchdowns. Also caught 50 passes for 535 yards and four touchdowns and had two kickoff returns for 37 yards. Ranked second in the FBS in receiving yards per game by a running back (44.6) and was ninth in the Big Ten in all-purpose yards per game (112.6).
  • In 2012, he played in 10 games (six starts) as a redshirt freshman and rushed for 312 yards on 75 carries and had 29 receptions for 251 yards. Also returned 19 kickoffs for 344 yards (18.1 avg.). He led the team with 907 all-purpose yards.
  • As a freshman in 2011, played in the first three games of the season before suffering an injury. Rushed 14 times for 52 yards and caught two passes for 14 yards before receiving a medical hardship waiver.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Joliet (Ill.) Catholic High School and was rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and was an All-Midwest selection by PrepStar.
  • Named a Chicago Tribune First Team All-State selection, a Chicago Sun-Times All-Area choice, an Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 5A All-State selection and a Champaign News-Gazette All-State special mention choice.
  • Was MVP of the East Suburban Catholic League.
  • Named the Joliet Herald News Co-MVP and Player of the Year in 2010.
  • Totaled 145 carries for 1,868 yards and 25 touchdowns in 2009 as his team finished as the 5A state runner-up.
  • A kinesiology major.
  • A native of Naperville, Ill.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 47 games at Illinois and finished second in school history with 4,474 all-purpose yards. Tallied 505 carries for 2,586 yards and 18 touchdowns, 168 receptions for 1,507 yards and eight touchdowns and 21 kickoff returns for 381 yards.
  • Holds the Illinois record for the most career receptions and receiving yards by a running back.
  • Ranks in the top 10 in school history in career receptions (third), rushing yards (sixth) and touchdowns (tied for seventh).
  • Finished the 2015 season as the only active FBS player with 2,500-plus rushing and 1,500-plus receiving yards in career.
  • In 2015, played in nine games and garnered Third Team All-Big Ten honors (by the coaches and media) after registering 129 carries for 708 yards and three touchdowns and 37 receptions for 280 yards and two touchdowns. He was named an Illini team captain and the team’s Offensive Player of the Year.
  • As a junior in 2014, played in all 13 games (nine starts) and led the team in rushing attempts (146), yards (735) and touchdowns (eight). Finished second on the team in receptions (50) and third in receiving yards (427) and added two receiving touchdowns. Led the team in all-purpose yards (1,162) and scoring (60 points).
  • Appeared in 12 games in 2013 and tallied 141 carries for 779 yards and seven touchdowns. Also caught 50 passes for 535 yards and four touchdowns and had two kickoff returns for 37 yards. Ranked second in the FBS in receiving yards per game by a running back (44.6) and was ninth in the Big Ten in all-purpose yards per game (112.6).
  • In 2012, he played in 10 games (six starts) as a redshirt freshman and rushed for 312 yards on 75 carries and had 29 receptions for 251 yards. Also returned 19 kickoffs for 344 yards (18.1 avg.). He led the team with 907 all-purpose yards.
  • As a freshman in 2011, played in the first three games of the season before suffering an injury. Rushed 14 times for 52 yards and caught two passes for 14 yards before receiving a medical hardship waiver.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Joliet (Ill.) Catholic High School and was rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and was an All-Midwest selection by PrepStar.
  • Named a Chicago Tribune First Team All-State selection, a Chicago Sun-Times All-Area choice, an Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 5A All-State selection and a Champaign News-Gazette All-State special mention choice.
  • Was MVP of the East Suburban Catholic League.
  • Named the Joliet Herald News Co-MVP and Player of the Year in 2010.
  • Totaled 145 carries for 1,868 yards and 25 touchdowns in 2009 as his team finished as the 5A state runner-up.
  • A kinesiology major.
  • A native of Naperville, Ill.
 

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