Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#19 - Eric Hoffman
2010-11 Football
POS.
QB
HT.
6-5
WT.
190
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Manitowoc, Wis.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Lincoln
Eric Hoffman

2012: Started nine games for the Brown and Gold at quarterback...recorded 230 completions, second most in a season in school history...threw for nine touchdowns and etched out a 115.4 pass efficiency rating while throwing at a 65.5% completion rate...had a season-long reception of 43 yards in the season opener versus St. Joseph's (Aug. 30)...completed 28 of 37 passes with zero interceptions at Youngstown State on Sept. 8th...threw for 224 yards and a touchdown at home versus Duquesne (Sept. 15)...attempted a season-most 55 passes at San Diego - connecting on 34 of them - while collecting a pair of TD passes...went 25 for 35 versus with no picks versus Butler (Oct. 6)...returned from an injury against Marist on Oct. 27th and threw for a season-high 304 yards on 25 completions...carried the momentum forward into Campbell the following week and had his most efficient games as a Crusader connecting on 21 of 23 pass attempts for 200 yards and touchdowns in a 41-21 victory...went 26 for 39 with a TD pass in the final two games of the season: Davidson (Nov. 10) and Morehead State (Nov. 17).

2011: Started all 11 games for the Crusaders under center ... completed 224 passes, second most in a single season in school history, for 2,302 yards, fourth most in school laurels ... threw for 13 touchdowns while completing 59.7% of his passes ... threw for a season-high 394 yards in the season opener against Franklin (Sept. 3) ... completed a season-high 33 passes both at Butler (Oct. 15) and at Davidson (Nov. 19) ... tossed four touchdown passes in the win against Campbell (Nov. 12) ... had a season-long 75-yard completion against San Diego (Oct. 8) ... scored two rushing touchdowns ... carried a season-high 12 times against San Diego ... had 39 yards rushing against Dayton (Oct. 29) on nine carries ... named Pioneer Football League Offensive Player of the Week for the Campbell game ... named team’s Offensive Player of the Week for the Franklin and Campbell games.

2010: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... named team’s Offensive Prep Team Player of the Week for the Western Illinois (Sept. 2) and Jacksonville (Oct. 16) games.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Ships ... a First Team All-Area quarterback as a junior and senior ... All-Area Player of the Year in 2009 ... a two-time Honorable Mention All-Fox River Classic Conference selection ... twice named team’s Most Valuable Player ... team captain in 2008 and 2009 ... set school records for passing yards (3,353), touchdowns (34), completions (281) in a career ... school’s single season record holder for passing yards (2,062), touchdowns (17), and completions (176) as well ... also lettered in track and field, baseball, and basketball.

Personal:  Eric is the son of Rick and Mary Hoffman ... major is accounting ... born Oct. 22, 1991.

2010-11 Football
1 Ryan MyersWR
2 Robbie BussQB
3 David ConeysWR
4 Antonio LovelaceWR
5 Eric LemonQB
6 Jabril BakerWR
7 Matt UpshawQB
8 Bobby WysockiWR
9 Corey NashWR
10 Quinn SchaferQB
11 Nick MalantisQB
12 Travis AndersonWR
13 Eli CrawfordDB
14 Tim BennettWR
15 Laurence TreadawayDB
16 Josh KeatleyRB
17 Nate GoergenQB
18 Matt HeinenLB
19 Eric HoffmanQB
20 Patrick WenzelLB
21 Alex ByersDB
23 Tyler EvankoDB
24 Taylor DeloyeP
26 Kevin MontgomeryWR
27 Alan Porter, Jr.DB
28 Fred GladneyWR
29 Blake TorresDB
30 Eddie MorelliRB
31 Erik BradleyRB
32 Adrian GoberDB
33 Chris GiehonRB
34 Vince VetroneRB
35 Cody GokanLB
36 Kevin BeckerTE
37 Jacob PatzDB
38 Wayne HicksTE
39 Ryan LehrRB
40 Bryce LaMoreDB
41 Chrision RasberryDB
42 Grant BushongDL
43 Tony TaibiWR
44 Sean GravesDB
45 Alex GraskDB
46 Alex SollerDB
48 Keith LarsonDB
49 Kiernan LindseyDB
50 Matt OsborneLB
51 Cole GridleyLB
52 Francis Baker, Jr.LB
53 Pat DerbakLB
54 Andrew RauschLB
57 Matt BarlowLB
58 Nick PellegrinoDL
59 Brian LaippleDL
60 Mike PandoK
61 Eric WigginsOL
62 Bill BodzianowskiOL
63 Gavin GrilloOL
64 Bruce CollinsDL
65 Colm FlahertyOL
66 Jarrett NadalOL
67 Levi MockLB
68 John MoriartyOL
69 Nathan TerryOL
70 Matt SchrollOL
71 Rob GarnerOL
72 Miles ChorleyDL
73 Wesley ManderscheidLS
74 Ferdinand VelezOL
76 Johnathon TaylorOL
77 Nate BlairOL
79 Sean CookOL
80 Matthew NiehusTE
82 Eric SlenkWR
83 Mike GertonTE
85 Alex PetrikTE
86 Christian DudaWR
87 Andrew ButtsWR
87-O Nick StrzeleckiTE
88 Greg WoodP
89 Sean McCartyWR
90 Dean ReevesK
91 Brett HeberDL
92 Christopher HowardDL
93 John GiovencoDL
94 Aren BozDL
95 Brian PlachinskiDL
97 Nikko CarsonDL
98 Chris SmithK
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
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