Eric graduated from Pierce in 2009 where he played Quarterback/Runningback and safety for Pierce High School during the 2005 through 2008 seasons. He was a 1st team all-state player during his sophomore and junior seasons and an All-Nebraska 1st team selection his senior year. Eric led Pierce to 3 victories over Norfolk Catholic in his career. He ran for 235 yards and 3 TD’s in the game as a sophomore. As a junior, Eric intercepted 4 passes during the regular season game, two of which he returned for touchdowns. He also had 2 rushing TDs during that game. In the semi-final match up that same season, Eric ran for 92 yards and intercepted one pass. Eric led Pierce High School to back-to-back state championships during his junior and senior seasons!