Eric Eiland
    Eric Eiland


    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Lamar HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 225



    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 a career-high 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 half-sack against BYU.

    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 a career-high four tackle, 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.

    Undecided on a major ... 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 Jay.

    Eric Eiland's Career Bests
    Tackles: 6, SMU (2013)
    Tackles for loss: 1, 2x, last vs. SMU (2013)
    Sacks: 1, 2x, last vs. SMU (2013)
    Interceptions: 1, twice, last vs. UNLV (2014)
    Fumbles forced: 1, Tulane (2012)
    Fumbles recovered: 1, Tulane (2012)
    PBU: 1, Cincinnati (2013)


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