Eric Ward Dishes Advice To Local Football Players

Published 08/05 2013 10:03PM

Updated 08/16 2013 05:18PM

Former Rider Raider Eric Ward is now one of the top wide receivers in college football at Texas Tech. 

As part of a five-part series Ward offers advice to prospective college athletes. He says the most important piece of advice he can give is to take the classroom seriously. 

Ward has already earned his bachelors degree. He turned down the opportunity to enter the NFL Draft to return for a final year with the Red Raiders. Also to continue his education as he pursues his masters degree. After a career in the NFL he intends to enter the field of law enforcement. 

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