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Eric Harper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marrero, La.

High School:
John Ehret HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 245

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
10/29/1987

Experience:
3L

Eric Harper

08/20/2013

Bulldogs in the NFL after Preseason Week Two

Several former Bulldogs stand out

09/10/2011

Louisiana Tech vs. Central Arkansas

Louisiana Tech vs. Central Arkansas at Joe Aillet Stadium on Sept. 10, 2011.

12/04/2010

Louisiana Tech vs. No. 14 Nevada

Louisiana Tech hosts the 14th-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack at Joe Aillet Stadium.

2011: Tallied two total tackles (one solo, one assisted) against Central Arkansas (9/10) while also being credited with a QB hurry.

2010: Played in seven games, starting in one ... Caught six passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns ... Caught four passes at Texas A&M (9/11) for 56 yards and one touchdown ... Caught one pass for 20 yards against Navy (9/18) ... Caught a 20 yard touchdown pass from Ross Jenkins to give Tech an early 7-0 lead against No. 14 Nevada (12/4) in a play that was highlighed on ESPN's College Football Final.

2009: Played in eight games of the course of the season, especially late in the year with the team ravaged by injuries... Caught two passes for 35 yards and registered one tackle... Recorded a tackle at Nevada (10/9)... Caught two passes for 35 yards, including a season-best 22-yard reception, at No. 9 LSU.

2008: Saw action in eight games on the season at defensive end and on special teams ... Finished the season with five tackles

High School: Lettered three years for coach Billy North at John Ehret High School ... Named all-American, all-West Bank, all-district, all-metro and Defensive MVP as a junior ... Named all-district as a freshman and second team all-West Bank as a sophomore ... Also played basketball and participated in track and field ... Graduated in December 2007 and enrolled in the spring quarter at Tech ...

Personal: Son of Terry Harper ... Has seven brothers, Marvin, Marlin Terry, Jerry, Gregory, Derrick and Craige ... Born October 29, 1987.

Career Highs
Points scored: 6, Nevada, Dec 04, 2010 ; at Texas A&M, Sep 11, 2010
Touchdowns: 1, Nevada, Dec 04, 2010 ; at Texas A&M, Sep 11, 2010
Receptions: 4, at Texas A&M, Sep 11, 2010
Receiving yards: 56, at Texas A&M, Sep 11, 2010 (4 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 1, Nevada, Dec 04, 2010 ; at Texas A&M, Sep 11, 2010
Long reception: 35, at Texas A&M, Sep 11, 2010
All-purpose yards: 56, at Texas A&M, Sep 11, 2010
Tackles: 2, at Hawai`i, Oct 11, 2008 (2-0);
at Army, Oct 25, 2008 (0-2);
Central Arkansas, Sep 10, 2011 (1-1)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, at Hawai`i, Oct 11, 2008 (1-0)