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    Eric Batis
    Eric Batis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Antonio, Texas

    High School:
    Central Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 205

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    08/20/1983



    General: Team's starting special teams holder (2003-04) and a reserve wide receiver ... Handled the holding duties for PAT and field goal attempts his final two years ... Possessed excellent hands and knack for catching the football ... Intelligent player.

    2004: Handled team's holding duties and performed his duties flawlessly ... One of his career highlights came in what would be his final game -- scoring a TD on a 21-yard fake field goal run vs. Hawaii.

    2003: Served as team's holder on PAT and field goal attempts and also played reserve wide receiver ... Played a key role in two of NU's biggest plays of the season -- successful fake field goal attempts in wins over Wisconsin and Penn State ... In the Penn State game, took the snap and rushed for a first down -- that play eventually led to a game-tying score.

    2002: Did not see any game action.

    2001: Did not see any game action.

    High School: Two-time second-team all-state selection ... Two-time first-team all-district honoree ... Honorable mention all-city ... Earned the Outstanding Senior Award presented by Texas Sports Radio Network ... High school coach was Carlos Enrico.

    Personal: Born Eric John Batis on 8/20/83 ... Son of Edward and Kathleen Batis ... Chose NU over Dayton and Dartmouth ... Political science major.

    Batis' Career Statistics

    RUSHING	       G	Att	Yds	TD	Lg	Avg/C	Avg/G
    2003	      13	1	8	0	8	8.0	0.6
    2004	      12	1	21	1	21	21.0	1.8
    TOTALS	      25	2	29	1	21	14.5	1.2
    

    ALL-PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2003 13 8 0 0 0 0 8 0.6 2004 12 21 0 0 0 0 21 1.8 TOTALS 25 29 0 0 0 0 29 1.2

    SCORING G TD Rush Pass Retn PAT 2PAT FG Total Avg/G 2003 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2004 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.5 TOTALS 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.2