Eric Brunner
Eric Brunner

Hometown:
Greendale, Wis.

High School:
Greendale

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 260

Position:
DL

Greendale HS: Only player in the state of Wisconsin to earn first team all-state honors on both sides of the ball in 2005 and 2006 from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ... a MaxPreps first team All-American as an offensive lineman ... named the Wisconsin Player of the Year by the Associated Press ... 2006 Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Defensive Player of the Year ... Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Lineman of the Year ... Woodland Conference Player of the Year ... Suburban Player of the Year ... two-time all-region, all-area, all-suburban and all-conference selection ... helped lead Greendale to a 22-4 record over the last two seasons ... played in the East Meets West All-America game in Celebration, Fla. ... coached by Rob Stoltz ... also lettered in baseball ... a four-year member of the honor roll.

Data: Full name is Eric Adam Brunner ... born on Sept. 15, 1988 in West Allis, Wis. ... son of Tony and Mary-Ellen Brunner ... one of two children ... his cousin, Brian Brunner, is a quarterback at Central Michigan ... his uncle, Dan Brunner, is the head football coach at Hartford Union (Wis.) High School ... also recruited by Northern Illinois, Ball State, Central Michigan and North Dakota State.