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#42 Eric Wickham
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ga.
High School: Savannah Christian
Major: Sociology
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Eric WickhamSOPHOMORE (2012)
Opened the season starting at the strong-side linebacker position ... contributed four tackles, one for a loss, and forced the quarterback into a quick throw for an incompletion in the season-opening, 35-7 win over Butler ... made two stops at Holy Cross before an injury suffered in the third quarter ended his season.

FRESHMAN (2011)
Played in eight of the 10 games at linebacker and on special teams ... made first collegiate tackle on a kickoff during the 37-20 victory over Colgate in the season opener ... assisted on a tackle that sent the ball carrier back two yards on third down, forcing a punt at Sacred Heart ... ended a Yale drive with a solo tackle on a 4th-and-2 play ... returned a kickoff 11 yards when Holy Cross was avoiding Dartmouth All-American Shawn Abuhoff ... recorded a half-sack on a third down at Cornell, forcing a punt.

HIGH SCHOOL
Posted 127 tackles and six sacks as a senior captain at Savannah Christian ... Savannah Morning News first team linebacker ... same publication named him as defensive player of the year as a junior ... Atlanta Journal Constitution honorable mention all-state linebacker final two years ... helped team to state championship game as a junior and senior with a combined record of 27-3 over the two seasons ... also played basketball and one year of track.

PERSONAL
Sociology major ... son of Andre’ and Daphne ... full name is Eric Andrew Wickham ... born on April 27, 1993 ... has two sisters ... father played at Morgan State in the late ’70s and made a run at an NFL roster with the Dallas Cowboys and San Diego Chargers ... first player in Savannah Christian history to commit to an Ivy League program .... drew interest from Georgia Tech and Georgia Southern ... high school teammate signed with Valdosta State.


Complete Statistics

TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2011 8 3 3 6 1.0-3 0 0 0 0
2012 2 1 5 6 0.5-1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 10 4 8 12 1.5-4 0 0 0 0
 
SACKSguaatotalyards
2011 8 0 1 0.5 2
2012 2 0 0 0.0 0
TOTAL 10 0 1 0.5 2
 
KICK RETURNSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 8 4 27 0 11 6.8 3.4
2012 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 10 4 27 0 11 6.8 2.7
 
ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2011 8 0 0 0 27 0 27 3.4
2012 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 10 0 0 0 27 0 27 2.7
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