Draft Zone Spotlight: Eric Breitenstein, FB, Wofford University
Eric Breitenstein was probably one of the most prolific football players in all of college football. This year in the FCS, Eric was one of the top runners who ran over 2000 yards and 19 touchdowns. Eric B aka Wolverine was an animal in his college career. He finished third in 2012 for the Walter Payton Award and was given a shot to extend his play to the FCS playoffs. Eric reminds me of Mike Alstott but faster, this kid could be a special player in the NFL. He did a great job at catching the ball out of the backfield and is a .400 hitter in baseball. This kid is a jack of all trades folks, he will definitely get his shot in an NFL camp.
How many teams were recruiting you coming out of high school and how did you make your decision?
Several teams recruited me out of high school, but it really came down to Wofford and Navy. I respect those who serve in the military, my grandfather was in the Navy, my best friend is ...