Eric Lefeld Named To Outland Trophy Watch List|
July 10, 2014
CINCINNATI - University of Cincinnati senior offensive tackle Eric Lefeld (Coldwater, Ohio/Coldwater) was named to the Outland Trophy watch list Thursday.
The Outland Trophy is awarded to the best interior lineman on offense or defense in the country.
Lefeld was named a preseason First-Team All-American Athletic Conference selection by both Athlon Sports and Phil Steele Magazine earlier this summer and was on the preseason Outland list in 2013.
He was a 13-game starter in 2013 and a unanimous First-Team All-AAC selection. He was part of an offensive line unit that allowed only 12 sacks during the regular season, leading the American and tied for 11th best in the NCAA FBS. Strong in the classroom as well, Lefeld earned the football team’s C-Club Strothman Award for Academic Excellence, earning Academic All-AAC honors as well as his undergraduate degree in marketing in April 2014.
UC will open training camp on August 10, 2014 ahead of the season opener against Toledo on Friday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. ET inside Paul Brown Stadium.
Season tickets for UC's six-game home slate at PBS are on sale now, starting at $99 or $16.50 per game. The Bearcats are playing their 2014 home schedule downtown due to the $86-million Nippert Stadium Renovation & Expansion Project. For more information, visit www.BearcatsFootball.com.