Eric Wicks, an All-Big East performer at West Virginia from 2004-07, joined the Bison coaching staff in the spring of 2013. He spent the previous three seasons as a graduate assistant at Pittsburgh. At Bucknell, After coaching the Bucknell cornerbacks in his first four seasons, he will oversee the entire defensive secondary with a focus on the safeties starting in 2017.
A three-time All-Big East defensive back, Wicks was a three-year starter with the Mountaineers and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Seattle Seahawks following his playing days at West Virginia. One of the leaders of the Mountaineers’ defense, Wicks helped the squad rank seventh nationally in total defense his senior season (2007).
Wicks joined the coaching ranks as a graduate assistant at Pittsburgh in 2010. He spent two years focusing his efforts on video, special teams and outside linebackers. In 2012, he expanded his role and assisted with the linebackers and defensive backs while also having a hand in recruiting.
Wicks earned his bachelor’s degree in athletic coaching education from West Virginia in 2007.
Central & Western Pennsylvania (north of I-80), Western New York, Cleveland, Youngstown and Akron
Alternate Areas: Washington, Oregon, California
|Position:||Assistant Coach (Def. Secondary/Safeties)|
|Alma Mater:||West Virginia|