Eric Tomlinson
87  Eric Tomlinson


Klein, Texas

High School:
Klein HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 270




Tomlinson Named to 2014 John Mackey Preseason Watch List

Senior Eric Tomlinson was named to the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List .


School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required


Sean Kugler Coaches First Spring Game at UTEP

The UTEP football team ended its spring season under first year head coach Sean Kugler before a crowd of 2,581, the largest attendance since the 2004 campaign.


UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012 Seeking its first winning streak of the season, UTEP caps the 2012 campaign with a home game against Rice.


UTEP Football to Take on UCF, Will Honor Military on Saturday

Fans can purchase one adult bronze reserved or general admission ticket and receive a youth ticket free in the same section. Sodexho will also be offering a family food special with four hot dogs and four soft drinks for $25.


UTEP Football vs Old Dominion

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Football vs New Mexico State

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Football vs Texas Tech

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP vs NMSU 90th metting. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA


UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

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

2014 (SENIOR): Started in 10 games, missing two due to injury ... used heavily as a blocking tight end, helping the rushing attack rank third in Conference USA (212.7 yards per game) ... hauled in 18 passes for 128 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.

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 Rivals.com ... 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.