Former UofL Player Eric Wood Suffers Career Ending Injury

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Eric Wood, a former starting C for UofL Football, has suffered a career-ending neck injury per Adam Schefter of ESPN and also per Scout Fantasy Sports.

Wood, originally from Cincinnati, red shirted as a Freshman here at UofL before becoming a 4 year starter from 2005-2008. He was an 3-time All Big East player and a Freshman All-American according to, Sporting News, and College Football News.

He went on to be drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 1st round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Wood started at both G and C for the Bills and was an anchor for their line. He was a Pro Bowler in 2016.

We here at Cardinal Sports Zone wish beloved Cardinal Forever Eric Wood all the best in his future endeavours.

Update. Eric Wood has tweeted a statement in regards to his injury.

Cardinal Sports Zone has no doubt Eric Wood will be successful in whatever he chooses to do.


Posted on January 26, 2018, in Cardinal Athletics, Football, Louisville Athletics and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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