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  Ernie Hodge

Ernie Hodge

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Dublin, Va.

High School:
Pulaski County/Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 290

Position:
DL

Ernie Hodge Photo Gallery

2009: Named Third-Team All-MAC...Started every game at defensive tackle...Recorded 48 total tackles on the season (13 solo and 35 assisted)...Had 5.5 tackles for loss for 11 yards...Had 2.5 tackles for loss against Kent State...Recovered a fumble against UConn...2008: Played nine games and started seven...Missed time due to injury...Had 18 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and 0.5 sacks...Finished the season strong with six stops against Akron and four against Miami...Broke up a pass against Central Michigan...2007: Redshirted...2006: Played in all 14 games, starting the last 11 ... Was named an Honorable Mention Freshman All American by The Sporting News ... Led all Bobcat freshmen with 38 tackles ... Registered 7.5 tackles for loss, including 3.5 sacks ... Was named MAC East Division Defensive Player of the Week after Ohio's win at Kent State ... Had a career-best eight tackles, including 4.0 for loss and 1.5 sacks versus the Golden Flashes ... Had a sack for a loss of 23 yards at Illinois ... Also recorded a sack against Buffalo ... Tallied two of his three pass break-ups on the season against Western Michigan... AT HARGRAVE: Registered 25 tackles, five sacks and led the team in tackles for loss in 2005 ... Played with fellow Bobcat Horace Hubbard... HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football, basketball and track at Pulaski County ... Totaled 275 tackles, 30 sacks and recorded four interceptions ... Had 110 tackles and 15 sacks as a senior ... Was named a first-team all-state, all-region and all-conference selection ... Also a second-team all-state pick in basketball...PERSONAL: Majoring in Recreation Management...Son of Ernest and Charlotte Hodge.