Position: Defensive Back
Height /Weight: 6-0 / 200
Hometown: Heathrow, Fla.
High School: Seminole HS
At Delaware: Versatile player who adds depth to a deep and talented UD defensive secondary that ranks among the best in the nation • enters pre-season camp projected as the No. 2 free safety behind senior Ricky Tunstall • could also play a key role on special teams • enjoyed an outstanding spring and had five tackles in the Blue-White Spring Game • can also fill in as an emergency punter if needed.
2011 Season: Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • team went 7-4 under head coach K.C. Keeler • member of the CAA Academic Honor Roll.
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 • honor student as a 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