Eric Langman, a 2010 graduate of Little Wolf High School, finished his football career with the Ripon College Red Hawks on Nov. 16.
The Red Hawks defeated Lawrence University 48-28.
Langman went out on a high note in that game, accumulating 145 all-purpose yards, including 95 yards on the ground on just nine carries. He also scored two touchdowns in the first quarter. The victory left the Red Hawks with an overall record of 7-3, including a Midwest Conference mark of 6-3.
For the season, Langman finished second on the team with 808 all-purpose yards in a balanced Red Hawk rushing attack that is the nation’s fifth ranked rushing offense in Division III. He led the team with a rushing average of 9.2 yards per carry. He was also third on the team with an average of 24.2 yards per reception. He had a 63 yard reception, which was the longest for the team this season.
During his career Langman set an all-time record for Ripon College when he clicked off a 95 yard run. It is the longest run from scrimmage in school history. It is also the fourth longest run from scrimmage in the 120 year history of the Midwest Conference.
Langman’s college athletic career is not over, as he will be a member of Ripon’s Indoor and Outdoor Track team.
Langman is the son of Tom and Laura Langman of Manawa. He will graduate in May with degrees in Sports Management and Exercise Science.