Updated: May 23, 2016
2015-16: Appeared in two games making one tackle … Made an assisted tackle vs. Furman … Appeared in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.
2014-15: Continued to work with the scout team … Did not see any varsity action … Posted a 290-pound bench press in spring max testing.
2013-14: Joined the team in the middle of the season and took a redshirt year while working with the scout team as a wide receiver … Was moved to cornerback for spring practice … Posted a 305-pound front squat in spring max testing.
High School: Lettered four times for Coach Matthew Hamilton at Eastside High … Was named the Cumberland District Player of the Year in football as a senior, earning first-team all-district honors … Earned second-team All-Group A all-state honors at linebacker … Also earned all-district and all-region honors as a running back … Played basketball for three seasons and ran track … Won the district title in the 4x100, 4x400, 110 hurdles and long jump … Graduated fourth in his senior class … Earned the Gene Pappy Thompson Award … A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Erikk De’Ron Banks … Born March 13, 1995 in Charleston, S.C. … Son of Omar Banks and Desire Banks … Has a younger brother, Justin … Majoring in building construction.