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Eric Eiland
Eric  Eiland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Lamar HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
09/16/1988


2014: Appeared in all 13 games in the 2014 season, making 10 starts, all coming in the final 11 games of the year ... registered 44 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss of 16 yards and a half sack for a loss of seven yards ... tallied one interception ... recorded three tackles and two quarterback hurry in Houston's Armed Forces Bowl victory ... had a tackle for a loss of five yards to accompany three tackles at Cincinnati ... tallied a season-high nine tackles and first full tackle for loss in win at Memphis ... recorded six tackles vs. UCF ... had three tackles and an interception returned for six yards in win over UNLV.

2013: Houston's starting defensive end in eight games while playing in nine ... had his best game of the season against SMU as he finished with six tackles including one sack while returning an SMU fumble 62 yards to the Mustangs' one-yard line ... broke up one pass against Cincinnati ... also had a 0.5 sack against BYU.

2012: Played in nine games as a member of the special teams and as a backup linebacker ... saved his best for last in the season finale against Tulane as he finished with four tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception ... slid from linebacker to defensive end following the conclusion of the season.

High School: Two-sport (football and baseball) star at Lamar High School in Houston ... named to Associated Press All-State First-Team as a senior after finishing the year with eight interceptions as a defensive back.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology ... played four years of minor league baseball in the Toronto Blue Jays organization after originally signing with Texas A&M in 2007 ... was a second-round pick by the Blue Jays ... son of Roosevelt and Beryl Eiland.

Eric Eiland's Career Bests
Tackles: 9, Memphis (2014)
Tackles for loss: 1, 4x, last at Cincinnati (2014)
Sacks: 1, twice, last vs. SMU (2013)
Interceptions: 1, twice, last vs. UNLV (2014)
Fumbles forced: 1, Tulane (2012)
Fumbles recovered: 1, twice, last vs. SMU (2013)
PBU: 1, Cincinnati (2013)

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09/03/16
Oklahoma
vs Oklahoma
Houston, Texas (NRG Stadium)
11:00 AM
Tickets
09/10/16
Lamar
Lamar
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
09/15/16
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
TBA
09/24/16
Texas State
at Texas State
San Marcos, Texas
TBA
09/29/16
UConn
UConn
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
10/08/16
Navy
at Navy
Annapolis, Md.
2:00 PM
10/15/16
Tulsa
Tulsa
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
10/22/16
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
TBA
10/29/16
UCF
UCF
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/12/16
Tulane
Tulane
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/17/16
Louisville
Louisville
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/25/16
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
TBA
12/03/16
vs TBD
TBD
TBA

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