Riley Ferguson Riley Ferguson
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"It's unbelievable," the 6-2, 190-pound quarterback from Matthews (N.C.) Butler said. "Coming in as a freshman I didn't think I was going to get looks at all."
LSU was the first to offer Ferguson a scholarship. Michigan and Virginia Tech followed suit. Yet, unlike many other top quarterback prospects, Ferguson doesn't sound like he'll be an early commitment.
"It's special to me because LSU offered when I was so young," he said. "It's an exciting thing (to get early offers) ... but I'm letting all my offers come in then I'm going to make my decision in the end. Nobody's over anybody right now."
Still, Ferguson has already started mulling his options. He's visited Virginia Tech, Georgia and Clemson, and he's heard what recruiters think about his game.
"Probably my leadership," Ferguson said when asked about his strengths. "I'm a leader on the field and everybody can look at me and depend on me. When I get on the field, I'm going to work my hardest. I'm a winner. I love winning. I'm going to do anything it takes to win. ... Winning is such a big thing to me. I hate losing."