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A consensus All-America pick in 1979 . . . finished his career as Notre Dame's all-time leading groundgainer with 3,472 rushing yards and 32 touchdowns . . . first Irish rusher to gain more than 1,000 yards in consecutive seasons with 1,437 in 1979 following 1,192 in '78 . . . member of 1977 national championship team . . . named outstanding offensive player of 1978 Cotton Bowl with 100 rushing yards and three TDs . . . finished fifth in '79 Heisman Trophy voting . . . holds all-time record for rushing yards in a game with 255 vs. Georgia Tech in 1978, and in a season with 1,437 (an average of 130.6 per game) . . . has record for rushing attempts in a season with 301 as well as per-game record at 27.4 . . . participated in 1980 East-West Shrine game and Japan Bowl . . . selected in first round of 1980 NFL draft by New England Patriots as 25th overall pick and played four years in NFL with New England, Houston and Cleveland . . . athletic director at Richmond (Ind.) High School, his alma mater.

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Vagas Ferguson
Vagas  Ferguson

Hometown:
Richmond, IN

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 194

Position:
Halfback

Years Played:
1976-1979

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Event Calendar

September 5
7:30 PM
vs Texas
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
Game Week Central
September 12
3:30 PM
at Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

ABC
September 19
3:30 PM
vs Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 26
3:30 PM
vs Massachusetts
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 3
TBA
at Clemson
Clemson, S.C.

TBA
October 10
3:30 PM
vs Navy
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 17
7:30 PM
vs USC
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 31
TBA
at Temple
Philadelphia, Pa.(Lincoln Financial Field)

TBA

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