Position: Defensive Back/Punter
Height /Weight: 6-0 / 185
Hometown: Heathrow, Fla.
High School: Seminole HS
At Delaware: Versatile player who will add depth in young UD secondary at safety and can also handle punting chores…will enter fall projected as the No. 3 free safety behind junior Ricky Tunstall and redshirt freshman Brandon Cheaton.
High School: Standout who played safety, kicked, and punted for head coach Mike Cullison at Seminole High School... four-year varsity standout...earned first team All-Central Florida as a defensive back and punter in 2010...second team U.S. Air Force All-American as a punter...named to Orlando Sentinel Central Florida Top 60 (#21) and Florida Top 100 (#76)...selected to play in Central Florida East-West All-Star Game...also two-time winner of conference scholastic award...recorded 206 tackles and 15 interceptions during his career while hitting on 128 of 137 extra points....averaged 47.3 yards per punt as a senior when he had 50 touchbacks on 70 kickoffs...led team to the Florida 6A state championship in 2008 and to the semifinals in 2010 and quarterfinals in 2009...also a three-year varsity standout in soccer...earned all-county honors…National Honor Society student…volunteer at West Sanford Boys and Girls Club…also had offers from Connecticut and Mississippi.
Personal: Eric Charnin Farkas...born Dec. 16, 1992… son of Allen and Wendy Farkas…marketing major at Delaware with a minor in sport management...has a younger sister…both parents are graduates of University of South Florida.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive