|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
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.