• 2011

    4 INTS (1st on team) for 102 yards
    126 total tackles (2nd on team)
    2 sacks
    Played most defensive snaps on the team
    First Kansas City Rookie to make the Pro Bowl since 1989
    Made Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie team
  • September 2010

    In his first NFL preseason, Eric returns to his home state of Georgia to play the Atlanta Falcons.

  • August 2010

    Eric immediately practices with the first team defense during Kansas City Chiefs training camp.
  • July 2010

    Signed contract with Kansas City Chiefs, making him the highest paid safety in the history of the NFL.

  • April 2010


    1st Round Pick of Kansas City Chiefs (5th Overall)
  • 2009

    Unanimous All-American

    Jim Thorpe Award Winner

    Bronko Nagurski Award Finalist

    Lott Award Finalist

    Jack Tatum Award Winner

    First Team All-SEC

    2000s RivalsHigh.com Team of the Decade 1st Team

    2000s Sports Illustrated All-Decade Team

    ESPN All-Decade High School Football Team

  • 2008

    First UT Player to claim unanimous All-America honors since 1990

    Led nation with 265 interception return yards

    7 Interceptions

    SEC Defensive Player of the Year

    Coaches & Associated Press

    Jim Thorpe Award Finalist

    Draddy Trophy & Bednarik Award Semifinalist

    Tennessee Sports Writers Player of the Year

    Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Male Amateur Athlete of the Year

    Jack Tatum Award

    Vince Dooley Award (Top Defensive Back in Southeast by Touchdown Club of Atlanta)

    Only player with an interception in 7 different games
  • 2007

    SEC Defensive Freshman of the Year

    Consensus Freshman All-America

    Consensus Freshman All-SEC

    2nd Team All-SEC by coaches & writers

    5 interceptions for 222 return yards- broke TN record held for 37 years

    Led all SEC Freshmen with 86 tackles

    Twice named SEC Freshman of the Week in final 3 weeks of the season
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