Jason’s Early 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Louisiana Tech DE Jaylon Ferguson

Basics:

Name- Jaylon Ferguson
Position- DE
College- Louisiana Tech
Class- Junior
Jersey Number- 45

Measurements:

Height- 6’4
Weight- 255 lbs
Projected 40 Time- 4.79

Pros:

Has good edge rush size
Has good speed
A tackling machine
A defensive play maker
A difference maker on defense
A sure fire tackler
Has a non stop motor
Is in on every play
Does not give up on many plays
Gets good pressure on the QB
Is a good pass rusher
A tough nosed player
Very relentless defender
Has good instincts
Has been a sack machine so far
A run stuffer
A hard hitter
Creates havoc on defense
Uses his speed to get around the Tackles in pursuit of the QB and ball carrier
Does a great job of bringing the QB and backs down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Cons:

He has issues with bigger offensive lineman at times

Career Stats:

Games Played: 26, Tackles: 84, Tackles For Loss: 29.0, Sacks: 20.5, Pass Breakups: 3, Forced Fumbles: 2, Fumbles Recovered: 5