Name: Eric Crume
Position: Nose Tackle
Hometown: Detroit, MI
High School: Detroit Central High School
2013 Stats: Crume played in every game last season for the Orange, garnering 28 total tackles, 5 TFLs and a blocked punt.
2014 Projections: Crume is the anchor of the defensive line this season. The starting nose tackle will likely line up next to Ryan Sloan and a whole host of defensive ends auditioning for the part.
How'd He Get Here?: The guys from Iowa, Michigan, and Michigan State didn't wish him a happy birthday, apparently.
Scout/Rivals Said: Two stars all the way.
Money Quote: "My eyes lit up, and I just stuck my hand out," Crume said. "I saw the opportunity, and it brought me back to my basketball days like trying to block a shot. It was very fun for me."
Links Of Wonder: Syracuse nose tackle Eric Crume, healthy following offseason shoulder surgery, plays for his uncle
Tweets Of Wonder:
The summer grind is officially real now— Sleeeeezy McTacklez (@Ecrume_52) May 19, 2014
What Does Shafer Think Of Him: "Eric Crume has done a nice job at tackle. I'm pleased with the progress he's made. He had a pretty good season for us last year, but he's continued to improve there."
Interesting Nugget O'Interest: His middle name is Armani. Done.
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