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#19 - Eric Hoffman
2012-13 Football
POS.
QB
HT.
6-3
WT.
205
YR.
Jr./So.
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.

2012-13 Football
1 Devan GadsonDB
2 Alan Porter, Jr.DB
3 Eric SlenkWR
4 Tim BennettWR
5 Ryan GorskiQB
6 Jabril BakerRB
7 Dylan SimkinWR
8 Ali ShahineDB
9 Ben LehmanQB
10 Quinn SchaferQB
11 A.J. BradleyDB
12 Steve O'BryantDB
13 Scott StaalQB
14 Andrew CassaraWR
15 Alex HentgenWR
15-S Josh YoungK
16 Keith LarsonDB
16-O Trae HoeskeQB
17 Kevin FergusonDB
18 Fred GladneyWR
19 Eric HoffmanQB
20 Mike PandoK
21 Dylan StormDB
22 Alex GraskDB
23 Ryan SinghDB
24 Patrick DerbakLB
25 Sterling SummervilleRB
26 Colin BurkeLB
27 Carlos HunterLB
28 Dale CookDB
29 Hayden HastDB
30 Max DeliaRB
31 Melvin Graham IIIDB
32 Ryan LehrTE
33 Chris GiehonRB
33-D Alex KozlowskiP/K
34 Emmanuel Bara-HartDB
34-O Branden SlatteryTE
35 Cody GokanLB
36 Tevin JohnsonLB
37 Robert MacariLB
38 Christopher HowardLB
39 Roberto KellyLB
40 Nate SaariLB
41 Cody CottonDB
42 Zach BiharyRB
43 Aaron BrunnerTE
44 Gabe Ali-ElRB
46 Alex GreenLB
47 Jordan LewisLB
48 Ryan MundyLB
49 Jake HutsonRB
50 Bruce CollinsDL
52 Francis Baker, Jr.LB
57 Bill BodzianowskiOL
58 Matt BarlowDL
59 J.T. RotroffLB
60 John GuilfordDL
61 Nate KoenemanOL
62 Tom EhrlichOL
63 Frankie ManninoOL
64 Ben DuKatzOL
65 Colm FlahertyOL
66 Colton SanchezLB
67 Charlie HackettDL
70 Matt SchrollOL
71 Sam ManternachOL
72 Drew WhiteDL
73 Cody HopkinsOL
74 Curtis VacendakDL
75 Stuart BarkleyOL
77 Joe AngerOL
78 Brendan FlahertyOL
79 Sean CookOL
80 Brad SiculaWR
81 Tony TaibiWR
82 Kent WarrenWR
83 Mike GertonTE
84 Tanner KuramataWR
85 Andrew ButtsWR
86 Cole AndersonWR
87 Colin MarcottWR
88 Greg WoodP
89 Austin EtzlerWR
90 Matt MallonTE
92 Bryce DempseyDL
93 John GiovencoDL
95 Nick MoffittDL
96 Ralph LauxLB
97 Austin BrosharDL
98 Nick ScovilleDL
99 Wesley ManderscheidLS
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.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler