No. 115 player and No. 7 defensive end in the nation and No. 5 player in Virginia by 247Sports.com ... No. 135 player and No. 6 defensive end in the nation and No. 5 player in Virginia by Rivals.com ... No. 136 player in the nation and No. 5 player in Virginia by ESPN ... No. 196 player in the nation by Scout.com ... joined Chad Smith as first Tiger signees from Virginia since Tajh Boyd (2009) ... Under Armour All-America Game selection, but did not play due to injury ... did not play as a senior due to a torn ACL ... had 60 tackles, 26 tackles for loss and 11.5 sacks as a junior ... all-state selection as a junior ... played two years of basketball ... coached by Greg Lilly ... recruited by Marion Hobby and Brent Venables ... signed Feb. 4, 2015 ... born May 17, 1997.
Mickey Plyler on Ferrell: "Ferrell is a very athletic pass rushing prospect. I like his quickness and first step. He is coming off of an injury but his upside is very high. This defensive end class is special and Ferrell might be the best of the bunch."
Reminds Plyler of: Andre Branch
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