Has seen reserve action in secondary at safety in his first three seasons.
2009: Saw action in eight games during the season ... registered 11 tackles, including six solo hits ... recorded season-high four tackles against Troy and Ole Miss ... had a tackle for loss against Troy ... registered a pass breakup against UTEP.
2008: Played in five games during season and recorded two tackles, both against Alabama State ... also had tackle for loss (-14 yards) vs. Alabama State.
2007: Played in six games last season as he provided depth in secondary ... saw action in five of last six contests during the season ... finished season with 10 tackles, including six solo hits ... also had one tackle for loss (vs. Southern Miss) ... registered season-best three tackles vs. Southern Miss and UCF ... also recorded a forced fumble (vs. Southern Miss).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Sidney Lanier High School ... team went 7-5 his senior season ... made 46 tackles in 2006, while assisting on 35 to average 6.8 tackles per game ... hauled in two interceptions on the year and recovered two fumbles ... had six tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery in his team's 3-0 loss to Elmore ... finished with nine tackles and an interception in the Poets' 12-10 victory against Davis ... twice in his senior season he finished with 11 tackles (vs. Niceville and vs. Carver) ... coached by L.C. Cole.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 10, 1989 at Montgomery, Ala. ... son of Karen McDaniel and Roderick Ferguson ... major is physical education.