Three-time All-C-USA Honorable Mention C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014 (SENIOR): Started in 11 games, missing two due to injury ... named to Midseason John Mackey Watch List and garnered All-C-USA honorable mention honors … used heavily as a blocking tight end, helping the rushing attack rank third in Conference USA (212.7 yards per game) ... hauled in 19 passes for 134 yards and a score ... caught three passes for 25 yards, including a two-yard touchdown at Kansas State ... notched a season high six receptions for 36 yards ... had a nine-yard grab at New Mexico ... reeled in a 10-yard catch against Texas Tech ... caught four passes for 27 yards at Rice ... reeled in two catches for 16 yards against Middle Tennessee … participated in the NFL Combine and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

2013 (JUNIOR): Started all 12 games ... named to the 2013 All-Conference USA honorable mention team ... led UTEP tight ends in receptions (30) and receiving yards (304) ... receptions were the most by a UTEP tight end since the 2008 season ...caught a touchdown pass ... ranked second on the team in catches and third in receiving yards ... receptions ranked third, while yards ranked fourth amongst C-USA tight ends ... established career-highs in catches (eight) and yards (75) at Colorado State ... caught an eight-yard touchdown pass versus Colorado State ... recorded 71 yards on four receptions, including a career-long 28-yard catch against Tulane ... tallied 45 yards on four catches against LA Tech.

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 10 games, making three starts ... caught four passes for 26 yards (6.5 avg.) ... registered an 11-yard reception versus Oklahoma ... made an 11-yard catch against SMU.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Conference USA All-Freshman selection ... played in 12 contests, making five starts ... had six catches for 83 yards and two touchdowns ... averaged 13.8 yards per reception ... had multiple receptions against Stony Brook and East Carolina ... posted a season-best 35 yards against the Pirates ... tallied two kickoff returns for 27 yards.

2010: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Three-star recruit according to ... two-year starter and letterwinner for coach Stan Labay at Klein HS ... tabbed second team All-District 13-5A (defense) as both a junior and senior ... selected a top-100 area player by the Houston Chronicle ... also outstanding all-around athlete who was a three-year starter with the basketball team ... member of the National Honor Society ... participated in mission trips every summer with his church.

PERSONAL: Son of Suzy Tomlinson ... has one brother and one sister ... born in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Finance/Management major.

Eric Tomlinson

Eric  Tomlinson

Graduate Student

Klein, Texas

High School:
Klein HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 270



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