#49 Eric Enderson
Position: Punter
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hampton, Va.
High School: Phoebus
Major: Criminal Justice
Experience: 2 Letters
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All-American and one of the nation's premier punters for the third straight year • selected to coaches pre-season All-CAA first team and College Sports Madness pre-season All-CAA team • athletic junior who is averaging 44.95 yards per punt for his career • has played in 24 games and punted 114 times for 5,125 yards • has 23 fair catches, 36 inside the opponent 20-yard line, and 34 punts over 50 yards with a career-long of 69 yards • ranks No. 1 among all active NCAA FCS punters with a career average of 44.95 yards per punt • joined Portland State's Kyle Loomis as the only FCS punters in the nation to average over 44.0 yards per kick in both 2013 and 2014 • looking to become the first punter to earn All-CAA honors three straight years since William & Mary's David Miller in 2008-10 • Delaware career record-holder for punting average (44.95) and ranks No. 9 in punting yardage (5,125) and No. 12 in total punts (114) • owns six of the top single game punting marks in school history and each of the top two single season marks for average • also serves as team's holder on extra points and field goals • can also offer solid backup support on kickoffs • honor student and a CoSIDA Academic All-American candidate.


Continued to excel as one of the nation's top punters as a sophomore • earned second team All-American honors by College Sports Madness, third team All-American by the Associated Press, fourth team All-American by Beyond Sports Network, first team All-East (ECAC), and first team All-Colonial Athletic Association • CAA Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Sacred Heart and Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Elon, Towson, and Villanova • CFPA Punter of the Week vs. Towson • CAA Academic Honor Roll • played in all 12 games and punted 54 times for 2,424 yards and 44.9-yard average • had 11 fair caught, 16 landed inside the opponent 20-yard line, and 12 went for 50 or more yards • led the CAA and ranked No. 4 nationally with 44.9-yard average • averaged over 45.0 yards per punt five times with best single game marks vs. Towson (55.5 on four punts), Villanova (49.2 on four punts), vs. Albany (47.5 on four punts), and vs. Sacred Heart (46.9 on seven punts) • had three punts land inside 20-yard line vs. Sacred Heart and had three punts of 50+ yards vs. Pitt and Towson • had season-highs of eight punts and 373 yards in opener vs. Pitt • tied a career-long with a 69-yard punt vs. Albany and also had 65-yarders vs. Towson and Villanova • also held for kicker Garrett Greenway on extra points and field goals and showed his athleticism when he scored a touchdown on a two-yard dash vs. Albany on a fake.

One of the team's biggest surprises as a redshirt freshman as he became a weapon with his consistently booming and timely punts • enjoyed the best season punting of any player in Delaware history and was among the nation's top punters • earned honorable mention All-American honors by College Sporting News; second team Freshman All-American honors by Phil Steele Football; second team Freshman All-American honors by College Sports Journal, and second team All-CAA honors • named to the CAA Academic Honor Roll • led all CAA punters and ranked No. 3 in the NCAA in punting average with an astounding school-record mark of 45.0-yard average, breaking the previous UD record of 42.8 by Gene Vadas in 1991 • 45.0 mark was the best for a CAA punter since 2008 • punted 60 times for 2,701 yards and had 20 punts land inside the 20-yard line (No. 2 in CAA), 12 were fair caught, and 22 went for 50 or more yards (No. 1 in CAA - nine more than the second place finisher) • season-long 69-yard punt at Rhode Island was the 10th longest punt in UD history • also had a 68-yarder vs. Villanova and a 61-yarder vs. William & Mary • had at least one 50-yard punt in all but three games • averaged over 48.4 yards per punt in a game four times, including 49.0 average vs. Richmond (5 for 245 yards), 48.7 vs. Villanova (7-341), 48.6 vs. Maine (8-389), and 48.4 vs. William & Mary (9-436) • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Maine, Rhode Island, and Villanova • helped Delaware rank No. 2 in the NCAA in team net punting (41.47).

Served as a backup kicker and punter but did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • earned a spot on the CAA Academic Honor Roll.

Enjoyed an outstanding career as a placekicker, punter, and quarterback for head coach Stan Sexton at Phoebus High School • three-year starter • one of the top kickers in the state • earned All-State, All-region, and All-district squads all three seasons as a kicker and punter • led team to a 13-2 record and No. 6 ranking in the state in 2011 when the team won its fourth straight state title • threw a 50-yard touchdown pass in the state title game to put Phoebus up for good • team won 45 straight games at one point during his career • also played soccer for three varsity seasons and was a member of the swimming team as a sophomore • three-year starter on defense in soccer • earned honorable mention all-league honors in soccer as a junior • National Honor Society student • served as vice president of National Honor Society, earned Math Honor Society honors, and earned straight A's as a senior.

Eric Scott Enderson • born Apr. 20, 1994 • son of Mark and Kim Enderson • has one older brother • honor student as a criminal justice major at Delaware • lived with his family in Iceland as a child • one of the team's most enthusiastic community service volunteers • served with UD men's basketball player Barnett Harris as co-hosts and emcee of annual Delaware Student-Athlete Talent Show in May (benefit for Delaware Special Olympics) • father is a graduate of Delaware rival William & Mary.


Year G/S Punts
TB FC I20 50+ Long
2014 12/0 54 2,424 44.9 7 11 16 12 69
2013 12/0 60 2,701
3 12 20 22 69
TOTALS 24/0 114 5,125
44.95 10 23 36 34 69

Punt: 69 yards vs. Rhode Island, 2013; at Albany, 2014
Average: 55.5 vs. Towson (4 for 222 yards), 2014

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