Andr’e was All-state and player of the year in football, also earning all-state honors in basketball. He played football at Virginia Tech where he led the Big East in yards per carry and holds the VT record for yards per carry. Selected by his peers, Andr’e was named All-Time captain, and honor for leadership while at Vt. In 2011, he founded the Central VA Elite, a regional youth sports program.
Eric played in the rivalry his sophomore, junior and senior years. During his junior year he caught the two point play pass from Doug Knowles to lead the Pioneers to their first victory in the rivalry.