Eric Bateman
Offensive Line 73
285 lbs.
Last School
Camarillo High School
Roster Years
1992 | 1995-1998


Born 12/28/73 in Santa Barbara, California...parents are Tom and Sonia...served an LDS Church mission to Cleveland, Ohio...married Allyson Jenks in June, a 14-volume series of books...prepped at Camarillo High...majored in English.

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1995

Returned from mission in time to participate in spring drills...saw playing time in fourth quarter against Hawai'i...played on special teams kickoff return unit.

Sophmore Year 1996

Started 12 games...had a season-ending injury with a broken ankle in the first quarter of the Utah game...injured knee at TCU...did not dress against UTEP...chosen as coaches' offensive lineman of the game vs. Rice.

Junior Year 1997

Second team All-Western Athletic Conference...named coaches' offensive lineman of the week at Rice...started all 11 games...Cougar Club Scholar-Athlete.

Senior Year 1998

Declared January 8 to give up his final year of eligibility and was drafted in the fifth round by the New York Jets.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1992

Participated in spring drills...redshirted.

Medical Redshirt Year 1992