66  Erik Lenzen
Erik  Lenzen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal Gibbons

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 284

Position:
Offensive Line

Experience:
RS


Will battle for a two-deep standing on the offensive line during first year on the ECU's active roster ... Tentatively penciled in as a depth-providing center to open preseason camp, but versatility could allow shift to tackle or even guard ... Expected to play considerable blocking role(s) on various special teams units to facilitate game-day repetitions ... Has gained 12 pounds to frame since starting work in strength and conditioning program ... Agility and quickness are apparent in spring testing and coaches are encouraged about high ceiling of strength development ... Posted a pro shuttle time of 5.18, a three-cone drill clip of 8.2 and a broad jump of 7'0.5" ... Growing power numbers are represented by lifts of 310 pounds (bench), 420 (back squat) and 242 (power clean).

2014: Was redshirted as a true freshman during initial season in Pirate program ... Gained practice reps with the offensive line on the scout team.

High School: Earned three letters as a tackle for coach Mike Morrill at Cardinal Gibbons High School ... Enjoyed run of successive starts beginning with his junior year ... Blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher and 1,000-yard passer during senior campaign as a team co-captain ... A second-team all-county selection as a junior in 2012 after serving as a backup during sophomore campaign ... Warrior offensive coordinator Matt DuBuc is a former wide receiver at Texas Tech -- the same alma mater as current ECU offensive staffer Dave Nichol ... Played Unlimited Youth Football as a freshman ... Also earned three letters in track as a thrower (discuss and shot put) ... Ranked among the top 20 prospects in Broward County according to the Sun-Sentinel ... Cited atmosphere, facilities, coaching staff and college town environment as reasons for signing with ECU ... Made his commitment official on July 1.

Personal: Full name is Erik C. Lenzen ... Born Oct. 5, 1995 at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... A communications major who earned ECU Honor Roll accolades for work in the classroom during the 2014 fall semester ... Son of Chris and Priscilla Lenzen ... Lists fishing, hunting, boating, surfing and paddle boarding as hobbies of choice.