57 - Carl Erickson
Carl Erickson
Birth Date: 05/29/1981
Height: 6-3
Weight: 265
Year: Senior
Hometown: Arlington Heights, Ill.
High School: Buffalo Grove
Position: Offensive Guard
Seasons at Butler: 4th season
Two-year returning starter at offensive guard...one of the squad's strongest offensive linemen...2001: Started all 10 games...helped the Bulldogs compile the top passing offense in the PFL...part of unit that allowed just six quarterback sacks over the final seven games...2000: Made the switch from defensive tackle to offensive guard and started all 10 games...helped Bulldogs set offensive single season records for points scored, passing yards and total offense...played a key role on unit that yielded just 13 quarterback sacks out of more than 400 pass attempts...1999: Earned a varsity letter as a part-time starter at defensive tackle...saw action in seven games...had a career-best four tackles against Morehead State...Personal: Finance major...born 5/29/81...son of James Erickson...High School: All-state defensive lineman at Buffalo Grove High School...three-year starter...all-conference and all-area player...earned letters in basketball and track...High School Coach: Rich Roberts.