Eric Church
Eric  Church


Pennsauken, N.J.

High School:
Timber Creek HS

Last College:
Kent State University

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190



Coastal Carolina Ends 2017 with Win over Georgia Southern


Coastal Defense Off to Good Start


Defense Holds Upper Hand in Annual Spring Game

Chris Jones hauled in the game's only score on a throw from Tyler Keene


Coastal Carolina at Arkansas (USATSI)

Images of the Chanticleers hitting the road to face SEC foe Arkansas

Graduated cum laude from Coastal Carolina in December 2016 with a degree in recreation and sport management and he is pursuing an M.B.A.

2016 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games … Led the team with nine tackles on special team, six on kickoff coverage and three on punt coverage) … Made 13 tackles, including two each versus Lamar, Presbyterian, Bryant, Liberty and Hampton … Added a tackle for loss versus Hampton ... Earned President’s List (4.0 GPA) in fall of 2016 ... Received Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List recognition for posting at least a 3.5 GPA for the 2016-17 academic year.

2015 (So.): Transferred to Coastal in January 2015 after spending two seasons at Kent State ... Battled injuries, playing in the first three games of the season and the final three of the regular season ... Was injured during the Western Illinois game ... All four of his tackles (one solo and three assists) came versus the Leathernecks ... Named to the 2015-16 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year ... Earned Dean's List for the spring of 2015 ... Also named to the 2014-15 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Spent two seasons at Kent State ... 2014 (RFr.): Played in all 11 games and registered eight tackles, including two at Ohio State and three at Virginia … 2013 (Fr.): Redshirted ... At Timber Creek HS: Ranked 44th on the New Jersey Star-Ledger Top 50 … Second team All-South Jersey pick and third team All-Group 4 … Helped Timber Creek to back-to-back state and conference championships in 2011 and 2012 … Recorded a combined 106 tackles, four interceptions 16 pass break-ups, four forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries and three rushing touchdowns in his junior and senior seasons … Also an all-conference selection in basketball and an academic all-state selection.




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