Dean Eastman
Dean Eastman


Eureka, Ill.

High School:
Eureka/Army Prep

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200



Dean Eastman

Biography and Career Highlights

2010: Missed the entire season due to a shoulder injury that required surgery.

2009: Saw lone action of the season against Austin Peay (Sept. 19) ... member of the practice squad.

2008: Redshirted.

At Army Prep: Started six of 10 games ... collected 34 catches for 520 yards and eight touchdowns.

Eureka HS: As a senior, posted 45 catches for 903 yards and 13 touchdowns ... owns the school record for receptions and receiving yards in a game with 12 catches for 256 yards versus Rantoul in 2006 ... a first-team All-Corn Belt Conference selection ... played in the Illinois Coaches Association Shrine All-Star Game ... Chicago Tribune All-State Honorable Mention ... Peoria Journal-Star First-Team All-Area ... Champaign News Gazette Second-Team All-State ... Illinois Coaches Association All-State Honorable Mention ... notched a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Bloomington Central Catholic in 2006 ... coached by Kurt Barth ... also lettered in basketball three years and track and field four years ... an all-conference basketball selection two years ... a four-time all-conference selection in track and field ... part of the 4x400 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state championship relay team in 2007.

Personal: Born May 23, 1988, in Peoria, Ill. ... son of Dale and Shari Eastman ... has an older brother, Derek, and an older sister, Sarah ... major: business administration.


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