Jake Ferguson was born on January 18, 1999, he is an American football tight end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football in Wisconsin.
Ferguson attended Vel Phillips Memorial High School in Madison, Wisconsin. He played wide receiver and linebacker in high school. During his career, he had 1,795 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns on offense and 314 tackles, five sacks, and five interceptions on defense. He committed to the University of Wisconsin to play college football.
Ferguson played at Wisconsin from 2017 to 2021. After redshirting his first year in 2017, he played in 47 games over the next four years, recording 145 receptions for 1,618 yards and 13 touchdowns. As a senior, he broke Lee Evans’ school record for consecutive games with a reception.
Ferguson was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round, 129th overall, of the 2022 NFL Draft. Ferguson’s grandfather is former Wisconsin head coach and Athletic Director Barry Alvarez.
Jake Ferguson has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.