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18 DAYS TO 2017 KICKOFF: Eric Hommel

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In which BracketCat counts down the 18th day until the 2017 kickoff with a profile of wide receiver Eric Hommel.

#18 Andre McDonald
K-State fans have not seen No. 18 catch a pass since Andre McDonald. Eric Hommel appears to be an entirely different sort of receiver.
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#18 Eric Hommel

True Freshman | 6-2 | 183 lbs. | Littleton, Colorado
Eric Hommel
Eric Hommel
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Redshirt
  • Status: Walk-On

Eric Joseph Hommel (b. April 15, 1999) is a walk-on wide receiver from Rock Canyon High School in Littleton, Colorado. He is pretty much a lock to redshirt in 2017.

He played for the Jaguars under head coach Brian Lamb, totaling 71 receptions for 899 yards and 12 touchdowns during his prep career.

Hommel’s best season came as a junior in 2015, when he hauled in 67 catches for 840 yards and 11 scores en route to all-conference honors.

He also set the school record for receptions.