Eric played in the rivalry four times, starting for three years at linebacker and tight end. Eric was selected first team All-District, All Region, All Metro and All State in 2004 and 2005. In addition, he was named Virginia State Defensive Player of the Year in 2005. He went on to earn a football scholarship to University of Richmond, where he is currently captain and pre-season All Conference. He was named CAA Defensive Rookie of the Year and played a key role in UR’s 2008 national championship.