All-Patriot League candidate ... enters fall as the Orange and Blue’s starting free safety ... Patriot League’s top punt return specialist ... is also an outfielder on the Bucknell baseball team where he was an all-league performer as a sophomore. 1999: Started all 11 games at free safety, and ranked third on the team with 94 tackles (including a team-high 62 unassisted stops) ... received the Clarke Hinkle Award as the team’s “outstanding linebacker or defensive back” ... led Bison with three interceptions (13 yds) and seven pass breakups ... also forced and recovered a fumble ... had a superb season as a punt return specialist, leading the team and the Patriot League with 12.4 yards per return (20th nationally) ... he had 260 yards on 21 returns -- the fifth-best single-season total in school history ... was named the Lewisburg Touchdown Club’s Special Teams Player of the Week following the Colgate (9/11/99) game, and the Lewisburg Touchdown Club’s Defensive Player of the Week after the season-finale at Fordham (11/21/99). 1998: Started all 11 games at strong safety ... one of only two sophomores to start on defense ... finished first on the team with 91 tackles, including 59 solo stops ... recorded four tackles for a loss and one sack ... picked off one pass, returning it 18 yards, while breaking up three more ... had one fumble recovery ... had nine or more tackles in five games, including 13 in the season-finale. 1997: Turned in an excellent rookie season, making 12 tackles, intercepting a pass, and recovering a fumble ... interception came against Harvard when the Crimson were threatening to break the game wide open -- BU came from a 20-7 deficit to win, 24-20. VANCOUVER COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football, basketball and baseball ... voted Provincial Offensive MVP his senior season at quarterback, throwing for 1,165 yards while running for 870 ... he was three-time all-league performer ... made 102 tackles as safety ... was all-league in basketball his senior year. PERSONAL: Born September 28, 1979 ... son of Laraine and Larry Eiben of Delta, British Columbia ... father played strong safety at the University of Cincinnati and uncle, George, played fullback at the University of Nebraska ... brother, L.J., played with the Toronto Argonauts and the British Columbia Lions in the Canadian Football League ... sister, Kim, plays softball at the University of Arkansas ... majoring in management and minoring in computer science ... Dean’s List student and member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... interned at International Management Group in Cleveland last summer, and plans to attend the University of Georgia for a Master’s degree in Sports Managment & Administration following graduation from Bucknell.
Year G/GS UT AT TT Sacks-Yds TFL-Yds FR INTs-Yds 1997 10/0 9 3 12 0-0 0-0 1 1-0 1998 11/11 59 32 91 1-8 4-9 1 1-18 1999 11/11 62 32 94 0-0 0-0 1 3-13 Totals 31/22 130 67 197 1-8 4-9 3 5-31