Observer Sports Staff | Wednesday, February 1, 2012
WR, ***, 205 pounds, 6-2
Flanagan High School
Pembroke Pines, Fla.
With the departure of the most accomplished wide receiver in Notre Dame history, Justin Ferguson will be one of the players hoping to emerge as a threat in the Irish passing game in 2012.
Ferguson brings good size to the position and his game is fundamentally reliant on outmuscling defensive backs. However, Ferguson’s impressive power is coupled with considerable agility and speed. He figures to line up primarily on the outside where he will have the ability to get behind defenses and extend the field.
The Florida native is athletic and talented, and if he is able to improve his technique he could develop into an important player in Notre Dame’s field of young receivers.