"I'm just excited that major schools are offering me a chance to play football and get an education," Ferrara said.
Ferrara and his family are making it a point to check out as many schools as they can. The Ferrara family has visited Penn State, Rutgers, Duke, Virginia, and Maryland.
Penn State: "They have outstanding facilities, and the coaching staff was great."
Rutgers: "I was really impressed with Rutgers, they're putting a lot into their program. They have a beautiful weight room, and the coaches were very respectful."
Duke: "The campus was outstanding, I had a real good time. The coaches showed me a lot of individual attention."
Virginia: "It was a nice visit, there were a lot of kids but the coaches still gave us some individual attention. I was surprised at how nice it was. They have a beautiful stadium, I really liked the architecture."
Maryland: "It was really nice, I liked the Union Building. Their facilities were first class."
As for a position is concerned for Ferrara in college, that is not so clear-cut. He has had interest in him as a tight end, Offensive lineman, defensive tackle, and defensive end. Which does he prefer? "Most schools like me a defensive lineman," Ferrara said. "I guess I would say either defensive end or tight end would be my favorite." In 2004, Ferrara registered 83 tackles and 13 sacks. He earned first team All-Borough, second team all-city, NY Daily News All-City, and Staten Island Advance All-Star honors. Syracuse and Connecticut have also showed interest in Ferrara, although he has not made a visit to their respective schools yet.
"I'm still very open, I'm interested in everyone right now," Ferrara said.