Palomar Comets Football
QUARTERBACK, SOPHOMORE, 6-3, 205; 40 TIME: 4.8
San Marcos, CA
Mission Hills (Class of 2006)
PERSONAL: Full name is Joseph Scott
Erickson. ... Born March 27, 1988, at Tri-City Medical
Center in Oceanside. ... Son of David and Shelly
Erickson. ... Has two adult brothers, Chris and Cory,
and an adult sister, Melissa.
SEASON: A quarterback in his second season for
the Comets. ... Had a 4-yard completion vs. Grossmont in
limited action on Oct. 4.
SEASON: Became the Comets' starter late last
fter Hunter Wanket, now the starting QB at Central
Connecticut State, was lost for the year with an injury.
... Was 52-for-95 for 681 yards and six TD's. ... After
Wanket sustained a fractured collarbone, Erickson
came on late in the
second quarter vs. Fullerton on Nov. 3 and passed for
211 yards the rest of the
game. ... Threw four
touchdown passes as the Comets outscored Golden West
52-49 in their regular-season finale on Nov. 10. ...
Connected on 20
of 30 passes for 244 yards and a touchdown against
Ventura in the Southern California Bowl on Nov. 17.
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Was Mission Hills' Offensive Player of the
Year and captain under coach Chris Hauser at Mission
Hills as a senior in 2005. ... All-Valley League second
team. ... Passed for 1,250 yards and 13 touchdowns with
four interceptions for an 8-2 team in a rushing offense
his senior season. ... Was the Grizzlies' Most Inspirational Player
OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORT: Baseball
ACADEMICS: Business Management major. ... Was a Honor
graduated from Mission Hills High with a 3.9 grade-point
average. ... Carries a 3.65 grade-point average at
(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)