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18 DAYS TO 2018 KICKOFF: Eric Hommel

In which BracketCat counts down the 18th day until the 2018 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, though.
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#18 Eric Hommel

Redshirt Freshman | 6-2 | 190 lbs. | Littleton, Colorado
Eric Hommel
Eric Hommel
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Scout Team
  • Status: Preferred Walk-On

Eric Joseph Hommel (b. April 15, 1999) is a walk-on wide receiver from Rock Canyon High School in Littleton, Colorado, who redshirted in 2017.

He suited up for White in the 2018 spring game and was the target of a lone incomplete pass from quarterback Hunter Hall.

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

His 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.