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Eric Fowler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Haven, Mich.

High School:
New Haven

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198

Position:
WR

Experience:
3L

12/10/2006

Football vs. Delta State

NCAA Division II National Semifinal

12/02/2006

Football vs. North Dakota

NCAA Division II Regional Final

11/25/2006

Football vs. South Dakota

NCAA Division II Playoffs - Second Round

10/28/2006

Football at Ferris State

10/21/2006

Football vs. Northwood

Career: 23rd player in Laker football history to go over the 1,000-yard career receiving mark (1,007).

2005: Second-Team All-GLIAC...Led the Lakers in receptions (57) and receiving yards (882), while ranking second on the team in TD catches (6)...His 57 catches ranked sixth on the single-season list, while his 882 yards ranked eighth...Caught two passes for 29 yards vs. NW Missouri State (12/10) in National Championship game...Hauled in a key third down reception during the game-winning TD drive...Eric hauled in two catches for 60 yards vs. Saginaw Valley State (11/26)...Fowler hauled in five receptions for 75 yards vs. North Dakota (11/19) in a second-round NCAA playoff game...Eric broke the 100-yard receiving mark twice during the season (Gannon/Ashland)...Eric caught seven passes for 96 yards and two TDs vs. Northern Michigan (10/29)...Fowler caught eight passes for 89 yards at Northwood (10/22)...Eric caught three passes for 61 yards vs. Saginaw Valley State (10/15)...Hauled in six passes for 87 yards vs. Wayne State (10/1)...Caught a career-high nine passes for 104 yards and one TD at Ashland (9/17)...Caught seven passes for a career-high 152 yards vs. Gannon (9/3).

2004: Played in all 13 games and earned second varsity letter...Caught four passes for 64 yards...Hauled in two passes for 45 yards, including a career-long 24 yard reception vs. Hillsdale (10/9)...Caught one pass for 14 yards at Gannon (9/4).

2003: Earned first varsity letter...Caught four passes for 61 yards and a TD...Missed several games with a broken hand...Caught two passes for 42 yards vs. Michigan Tech (10/4)...Scored first career TD on a 15 yard reception versus Wayne State (9/20).

2002: Redshirted...Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.

Prior to GVSU: Prepped at New Haven High School...Earned All-Southern Thumb Association honors as a junior and senior...Named all-county final two prep campaigns...Caught 24 passes for 876 yards and six TDs, while rushing for 1,163 yards and five TDs on 179 carries as a senior.

Personal: Son of Donald and Sharon Fowler...Enjoys all outdoor sports.

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