Player Bio

Eric Fisher
OT #72
Height:
6-8
Weight:
315
Age:
23
College:
Central Michigan
Experience:
1

Quick Stats (2014):

G
14
GS
14
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 28 27
2014 KC 14 14
2013 KC 14 13
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 TEN L 10-26
2 @DEN L 17-24
3 @MIA W 34-15
4 NE W 41-14
5 @SF L 17-22
7 @SD W 23-20
8 STL W 34-7
9 NYJ W 24-10
10 @BUF W 17-13
11 SEA W 24-20
12 @OAK L 20-24
13 DEN L 16-29
14 @ARI L 14-17
15 OAK W 31-13

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Biography

How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (7/26/13) ... Originally entered the NFL as the first overall selection in the 2013 with the Kansas City Chiefs.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Offensive tackle enters his second season with the Chiefs in 2014.
  • Joined the Chiefs as the club’s first-round draft choice (first overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Was the first of five offensive tackles taken in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft and the first of nine offensive linemen taken in the first round.
  • Became the third player in team history to join the Chiefs from Central Michigan University, joining LB Frank Zombo (2013) and S Steve Bograkos (1976). He is the first Chippewa player to be drafted by Kansas City.
  • Fisher is the second player the team has ever drafted with the first overall selection in either the AFL or NFL Draft. The Chiefs drafted Pro Football Hall of Fame DT Buck Buchanan out of Grambling State University with the first overall selection in the 1963 AFL Draft.
  • With the selection of Fisher, it marked the fourth time an offensive lineman has been chosen first overall since the advent of the common draft in 1967. The other three offensive linemen to have been chosen No. 1 during that span were also tackles - Pro Football Hall of Famer Ron Yary (1968), Orlando Pace (1997) and Jake Long (2008).
  • Became the second player in Central Michigan history to be drafted in the first round, joining San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl T Joe Staley (No. 28, 2007).
  • First No. 1 overall selection from the MAC in conference history. The previous highest player drafted from the MAC was QB Byron Leftwich from Marshall at No. 7 overall in the 2003 NFL Draft to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Started his first NFL game at right tackle at Jacksonville (9/8/13).

College:

Played in 42 games (32 starts) at Central Michigan ... Started 26 at left offensive tackle, four at right tackle and two at right guard ... As a starter, he registered 341 knockdowns/key blocks, as he also produced 45 touchdown resulting blocks ... Started all 13 games at left offensive tackles as a senior in 2012 and was named the Chippewas’ Offensive Upfront Player of the Year for the second-straight season ... With him leading the charge, the offensive line allowed just 15 sacks (-101.0 yards) and helped amass 5,122 yards in total offense, their best figure since the 2007 squad set the school record with 6,258 yards ... Started 10 games at left tackle as a junior in 2011 and was named Central Michigan’s Offensive Upfront Player of the Year ... Appeared in 11 games (nine starts) as a sophomore in 2010 ... Appeared in eight games (two starts) as a true freshman.

Personal:

  • Attended Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills, Mich.
  • Lettered three years in both football and basketball.
  • Started playing left tackle his senior year of high school.
  • Two-time all-area and all-league choice earned a berth on the Detroit Free Press “Fab 50” squad in 2008 and garnered All-State honorable mention accolades from the Detroit Free Press, Detroit News and Associated Press.
  • Led the gridiron team to the 2006 and 2007 OAA Blue Championships, as he was tabbed first-team all-league, all-north and All-Detroit Metro.
  • The All-Oakland County Dream Team member closed out his career after being selected to play in the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association all-star game.

 

 

How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (7/26/13) ... Originally entered the NFL as the first overall selection in the 2013 with the Kansas City Chiefs.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Offensive tackle enters his second season with the Chiefs in 2014.
  • Joined the Chiefs as the club’s first-round draft choice (first overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Was the first of five offensive tackles taken in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft and the first of nine offensive linemen taken in the first round.
  • Became the third player in team history to join the Chiefs from Central Michigan University, joining LB Frank Zombo (2013) and S Steve Bograkos (1976). He is the first Chippewa player to be drafted by Kansas City.
  • Fisher is the second player the team has ever drafted with the first overall selection in either the AFL or NFL Draft. The Chiefs drafted Pro Football Hall of Fame DT Buck Buchanan out of Grambling State University with the first overall selection in the 1963 AFL Draft.
  • With the selection of Fisher, it marked the fourth time an offensive lineman has been chosen first overall since the advent of the common draft in 1967. The other three offensive linemen to have been chosen No. 1 during that span were also tackles - Pro Football Hall of Famer Ron Yary (1968), Orlando Pace (1997) and Jake Long (2008).
  • Became the second player in Central Michigan history to be drafted in the first round, joining San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl T Joe Staley (No. 28, 2007).
  • First No. 1 overall selection from the MAC in conference history. The previous highest player drafted from the MAC was QB Byron Leftwich from Marshall at No. 7 overall in the 2003 NFL Draft to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Started his first NFL game at right tackle at Jacksonville (9/8/13).

College:

Played in 42 games (32 starts) at Central Michigan ... Started 26 at left offensive tackle, four at right tackle and two at right guard ... As a starter, he registered 341 knockdowns/key blocks, as he also produced 45 touchdown resulting blocks ... Started all 13 games at left offensive tackles as a senior in 2012 and was named the Chippewas’ Offensive Upfront Player of the Year for the second-straight season ... With him leading the charge, the offensive line allowed just 15 sacks (-101.0 yards) and helped amass 5,122 yards in total offense, their best figure since the 2007 squad set the school record with 6,258 yards ... Started 10 games at left tackle as a junior in 2011 and was named Central Michigan’s Offensive Upfront Player of the Year ... Appeared in 11 games (nine starts) as a sophomore in 2010 ... Appeared in eight games (two starts) as a true freshman.

Personal:

  • Attended Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills, Mich.
  • Lettered three years in both football and basketball.
  • Started playing left tackle his senior year of high school.
  • Two-time all-area and all-league choice earned a berth on the Detroit Free Press “Fab 50” squad in 2008 and garnered All-State honorable mention accolades from the Detroit Free Press, Detroit News and Associated Press.
  • Led the gridiron team to the 2006 and 2007 OAA Blue Championships, as he was tabbed first-team all-league, all-north and All-Detroit Metro.
  • The All-Oakland County Dream Team member closed out his career after being selected to play in the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association all-star game.