Quantcast

With Ego in check, NFL not sure about "Freak" - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

With Ego in check, NFL not sure about "Freak"

Posted: Updated:
BATON ROUGE, La - LSU has been a machine when it comes to feeding players to the NFL, most of those in recent years having come from the defensive side.  This year, the Tigers should have several defensive players get drafted, but the league is mixed on many of them, especially defensive linemen Ego Ferguson and Anthony "Freak" Johnson.

Ferguson gets a much higher grade from the Director of Operations for NFL Scouting Services than Johnson who was one of the most highly touted defensive linemen coming out of high school.  Thomas likens Johnson's play at LSU to an old Peggy Lee song, "Is That All There Is?"  Both Johnson and Ferguson are juniors who skipped their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft.
  • College FootballMore>>

  • Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

    Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:19:12 GMT
    North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation left a walk-on receiver with a possible...
    North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on...
  • Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark

    Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:01:15 GMT
    Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
    Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job.
  • Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:49:16 GMT
    Notre Dame says it will hold out a fifth player from competition as it investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations.
    Notre Dame added reserve safety Eilar Hardy to the list of four Irish players being withheld from practice and games as the university completed its investigation into whether they may have turned in homework and papers...
  • FootballMore>>

  • Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

    Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:19:12 GMT
    North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation left a walk-on receiver with a possible...
    North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on...
  • Dolphins top Rams 14-13 in preseason finale

    Dolphins top Rams 14-13 in preseason finale

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:09:10 GMT
    Marcus Thigpen showed why he might not make the Miami Dolphins.
    Marcus Thigpen showed why he might not make the Miami Dolphins.
  • Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark

    Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:01:15 GMT
    Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
    Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job.
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

    Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:19:12 GMT
    North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation left a walk-on receiver with a possible...
    North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on...
  • US OPEN SCENE: Shirt is not a hometown advantage

    US OPEN SCENE: Shirt is not a hometown advantage

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:19:08 GMT
    She might have been out-hit by Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, but Vania King hit all the right notes at her news conference afterward.
    Simone Bolelli says branding was at play when the Italian wore a shirt with the Stars and Stripes on the sleeve for his second-round match Thursday against Tommy Robredo.
  • Dolphins top Rams 14-13 in preseason finale

    Dolphins top Rams 14-13 in preseason finale

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:09:10 GMT
    Marcus Thigpen showed why he might not make the Miami Dolphins.
    Marcus Thigpen showed why he might not make the Miami Dolphins.
Section is sponsored by:
AUG 30 8:00pm CDT Wisconsin
SEP 6 6:30pm CDT Sam Houston
SEP 13 TBD UL Monroe
SEP 20 TBA Mississippi St.
SEP 27 TBA New Mexico St.
OCT 4 TBA at Auburn
OCT 11 TBA at Florida
OCT 18 TBA Kentucky
OCT 25 TBA Ole Miss
NOV 8 TBA Alabama
NOV 15 TBA at Arkansas
NOV 27 TBA at Texas A&M
  • KTBS 3 News Tips

    Send your news tip or story idea to the KTBS 3 Newsroom.  Enter your email address below to get started.

    * denotes required fields
    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thank you for your submission to KTBS 3 News.  A member of our staff may contact you for more information.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Junction City aims for three-peat

    Junction City aims for three-peat

    Junction City aims for three-peat

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:04:00 GMT
    Junction City has made it's mark on Arkansas football, and as this season gets ready to kickoff is ready to defend its back-to-back state titles. We bring you more on a school which has won five state championships in the last 11 years.
    Junction City has made it's mark on Arkansas football, and as this season gets ready to kickoff is ready to defend its back-to-back state titles. We bring you more on a school which has won five state championships in the last 11 years.
  • Athlete of the Week: Jaqwis Dancy

    Athlete of the Week: Jaqwis Dancy

    Athlete of the Week: Jaqwis Dancy

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:46:47 GMT
    Junction City's Jaqwis Dancy has been named MVP of the state champion game for the past two years and he still has his senior season to go. 
    Junction City's Jaqwis Dancy has been named MVP of the state champion game for the past two years and he still has his senior season to go. 
  • Aggies invade South Carolina to kick off season

    Aggies invade South Carolina to kick off season

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:36:32 GMT
    South Carolina and Texas AM find out this week what life's like minus two of college football's most transcendent, attention-grabbing stars of recent years.
    South Carolina and Texas AM find out this week what life's like minus two of college football's most transcendent, attention-grabbing stars of recent years.
Share Your Images
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
    Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File