5 Erik Olson
5 Erik Olson
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bethel Park, Pa.
High School: Bethel Park
Position: QB
Major: Management (Finance)

2011: Started all 10 games at quarterback and punter in first season after transferring…named second-team All-UAA…completed 154-of-257 passes (59.9%) for 1,571 yards and 11 touchdowns…finished second in the UAA in passing yards and touchdowns…also recorded a pair of rushing touchdowns…named UAA Offensive Player of the Week for three consecutive dates on September 26, October 3 and October 10…punted 47 times for 1,729 yards (36.8 yards per punt)…posted season highs of 23 completions and 228 yards passing at Allegheny on October 1…career-long 62-yard TD run on a fake punt at Denison on September 24…threw two touchdowns in a game four times.

Personal: Transfer via Division II California University of Pennsylvania…three-year letterman and two-time captain at Bethel Park High School…two-time first-team All-Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League selection…two-time first-team all-region and all-area…named to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 Team as a junior and a senior…also an ESPN Athlete of the Week as a senior…team won one WPIAL Championship, two sectional championships and two region crowns…finished runner-up in the state and ranked 11th in the country after a 15-0 start…member of the National Honor Society…son of Barry and Cindy Olson.