Eric Weems life and biography

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Eric Weems biography

Date of birth : 1985-07-04
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Daytona Beach, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-15
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Falcons, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Eric Weems is an American football wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.

Originally signed by Atlanta as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 1, 2007. Signed to the Atlanta practice squad following the 2007 training camp and was elevated to the 53-man roster for the final regular season game. Waived by the Falcons at the end of the 2008 training camp on August 30 and signed to the Atlanta practice squad the following day. Signed to the Atlanta active roster on November 19, 2008.

2009 (FALCONS)
Competed in all 16 games serving as a wide receiver and the team's punt and kickoff returner. Totaled six receptions for 50 yards and two touchdowns, 48 kickoff returns for 1,214 yards and 27 punt returns for 270 yards. Recorded two receptions for 33 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown at Dallas (10/25). Posted one reception for a four-yard touchdown while adding 93 kickoff return yards at the New York Giants (11/22). Totaled a season-high 157 kickoff return yards while adding 20 punt return yards against Philadelphia (12/6).

2008 (FALCONS)
Saw action in six games and totaled one reception for four yards and three special teams tackles. Signed to the Falcons active roster on November 19, 2008.

2007 (FALCONS)
Spent the first 15 games on the Falcons practice squad before seeing his first NFL action in the season finale against the Seattle Seahawks (12/30).

COLLEGE
Posted 178 receptions for 2,533 yards with 19 touchdowns in 42 games as a member of the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats. Recorded career highs in receptions (62), receiving yards (864) and touchdowns (nine) as a senior in 2006 and tallied the sixth-most touchdowns scored in a single season in MEAC history (10). Tallied 44 catches for 713 yards and six touchdowns in his freshman season.

PERSONAL
Prepped at Seabreeze (Ormond Beach, FL) High School where he was named an all-state and all-area performer. Earned team MVP honors as a senior. Collared 97 tackles and two sacks as a defensive back. Participated in basketball and earned all-area honors by averaging 23.5 points per game with four steals and nine rebounds. Born Eric Weems on July 4, 1985 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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