Louisiana Tech DE/OLB Jaylon Ferguson’s Combine Invite Rescinded

Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero are reporting that Louisiana Tech pass rusher Jaylon Ferguson‘s invitation to the Scouting Combine has been rescinded after a background check found an off-field incident that violates the league’s policy.

According to the report, Ferguson was convicted of simple battery his freshman year La. Tech for his part in a fight that occurred at a McDonalds. Ferguson also received a public intoxication charge while in college. 

The NFL’s policy states that players will be barred from the combine “if a background check reveals a conviction of a felony or misdemeanor involving violence.

Ferguson joins Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons and Colorado State receiver Preston Williams as other prospects who will not be allowed to participate in the Combine. 

Ferguson recorded 187 tackles, 67.5 tackles for a loss, 45 sacks, seven forced fumbles, three recoveries and six pass defenses over the course of four seasons and 50 games played at Louisiana Tech.

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