Position: Long Snapper
Height /Weight: 6-3 / 245
Hometown: Elkton, Md.
High School: Elkton HS
At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad as a key special teams performer • walk-on who returns as team's regular short snapper on placements but will also add long snapping duties on punts this fall • will once again work closely with holder Tim Donnelly and kicker Sean Baner on kicks and with Rauley Zaragoza on punts.
2011 Season: Appeared in all 11 games for the Blue Hens and earned first letter • played a key role for team as the primary short snapper on placements and the No. 3 snapper behind Corey Olsen and Mark Schenauer on punts • teamed with Donnelly and Baner to help unit connect on all 29 extra point attempts and 15 of 20 field goal opportunities and help Baner earn first team All-CAA honors • team went 7-4 under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2010 Season: Did not see game action in his second year with the team • gained valuable experience snapping for the scout team on special teams • team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under Keeler.
2009 Season: Did not see game action in first season with UD to retain freshman eligibility • team went 6-5 for Keeler.
High School: Earned seven varsity letters in football, basketball, and lacrosse at nearby Elkton High School • two-year member of football team for head coach Bill Russell • played defensive end for team that went 10-3 in 2007 • three-year letterwinner on attack in lacrosse • played center for two seasons in basketball and led squad to a mark of 21-5 as a junior.
Personal: Edward Aldus "Eddie" Herr, Jr • .born Oct. 15, 1991 • son of Ed and Christina Herr • has an older sister • history major who would like to become a teacher and coach after graduation • father is a former event supervisor at UD's Bob Carpenter Center • mother is a graduate of CAA foe Towson University • enjoys fishing and lacrosse in spare time.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive