ORONO, Maine — Chris Ferguson was a key component in leading the University of Maine football team to its first appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals a year ago.
The quarterback completed 56.3 percent of his passes for 2,372 yards with 22 touchdowns and 11 interceptions as the Colonial Athletic Association-champion Black Bears went 10-4. He averaged 197.7 passing yards per game and ran for two touchdowns.
As a result, the junior was one of 40 players named on a preseason watch list as a candidate for the College Football Performance Awards FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy.
Ernie Clark is a veteran sportswriter who has worked with the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade. A four-time Maine Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters...
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