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Toledo WR Eric Page entering 2012 NFL Draft

Posted on: January 12, 2012 12:02 pm
Posted by Chip Patterson

Toledo all-purpose wide receiver Eric Page has had a change of heart, and plans to enter the 2012 NFL Draft. After the Rockets' 42-41 victory over Air Force in the Military Bowl on Dec. 28, Page gave the impression that he would return for his senior season. After receiving more information on his potential draft position, the 2010 All-American return man has decided to forego his senior season and turn pro.

“It’s always been my dream to play in the NFL and I think right now is a great opportunity for me,” Page said. “This would have never been able to happen without my teammates, coaches and my family.” currently has Page listed as the sixth-best wide receiver in the 2013 class, but the junior informed the Toledo Free Press that his projection is between the third and fifth round in the 2012 NFL Draft. All-purpose threats like Page often can improve their draft stock in combines, using their speed and athleticism to wow NFL scouts.

Page leaves Toledo as the school's all-time leading receiver with 306 career receptions, tied for most in Mid-American Conference history with Jordan White (Western Michigan 2007-11). He earned All-American honors in 2010 as a returner and was a 2011 finalist for the Paul Hornung Award, given annually to the most versatile player in college football. Page averaged over 172 all-purpose yards per game this season, finding the end zone 12 times in 13 games.

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Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: January 12, 2012 1:36 pm

Toledo WR Eric Page entering 2012 NFL Draft

As an NIU Huskie fan, I say good luck to you Eric Page!  Glad we won't see you in DeKalb next year.

Since: Jun 26, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2012 12:26 pm

Toledo WR Eric Page entering 2012 NFL Draft

I watched this kid play multiple times this year and I think he will make a very good pro as a return man and he can be a very dangerous slot receiver.

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