41   Joe Ferrer
Joe Ferrer


Casselberry, Fla.

High School:
Lake Howell H.S.

Last College:
University of Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 233


A transfer from the University of Notre Dame ? Enrolled at UMass as a graduate student ? Has one year of eligibility remaining ? Will immediately compete for a starting spot at outside linebacker.

Before UMass: Played for Notre Dame from 1996-99, redshirting during his freshman year ? Three-year letterwinner at Notre Dame, playing in 36 career games with seven starts ? Played in all 12 games during his senior season, starting the last six ? Totaled 27 tackles in 1999, with three tackles for loss and a sack for 10 yards ? Saw action in 10 regular season games and the Gator Bowl during his junior year ? Totaled 26 tackles in 1998 with three tackles for loss and two sacks ? Played in all 12 regular season games during sophomore season before earning his first career start in the Independence Bowl ? Made 14 tackles in 1997, with three tackles for loss ??Played his high school ball for coach Mike Bisceglia at Lake Howell (Fla.) High School ? Earned three letters as defensive end and outside linebacker ? Claimed all-city and all-conference honors as junior and senior in 1994 and ?95 ? Captain of team as senior ? Had 100 tackles, 15 sacks, 14 tackles for loss, five fumbles caused and seven passes batted down as senior in 1995 ? Helped team to second round of state playoffs in 1995 ? Earned three letters in track in sprints, shot put and relays.

Personal: Full name is Richard Joseph Ferrer ? Son of Ed and Cynthia Lewis ? Born March 23, 1978 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ferrer?s Defensive Statistics (at Notre Dame)



    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College TBA
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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