Eric Crume

Eric Crume
No. 72Carolina Panthers
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-10-18) October 18, 1993
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 302 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school: Central High School
College: Syracuse
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad/Injured
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Eric Crume (born October 18, 1993) is an American football defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Syracuse.

Early years

Crume attended Central High School in Detroit, Michigan where he graduated in 2011.[1]

College career

Coming out of high school Crume committed to play football at Syracuse University. Crume played as a true freshman and played all four years at Syracuse, playing in 43 games over those four years.[1]

Professional career

Jacksonville Jaguars

On May 2, 2015, after going undrafted, Crume tweeted that he had signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.[2] On August 29, 2015 Crume was waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars as part of their roster cuts to get the roster size to 75 players.[3]

Green Bay Packers

On November 10, 2015 Crume was signed to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad to take the place of Justin Hamilton.[4] On November 17, 2015 Crume was waived from the practice squad to make room for B.J. McBryde.[5]

Carolina Panthers

On January 6, 2016 Crume signed a futures contract with the Carolina Panthers.[6] On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Panthers as part of final roster cuts.[7] The next day he was signed to the Panthers' practice squad.[8]


  1. 1 2 "52 - Eric Crume". Syracuse Athletics. Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  2. Stephen Bailey (May 2, 2015). "Former Syracuse football DT Eric Crume signs as free agent with Jacksonville Jaguars". Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  3. "Jaguars waive WR Tandon Doss, 11 others to trim roster to 75". Yahoo! Sports. August 29, 2015. Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  4. Jason B. Hirschhorn (November 10, 2015). "Packers sign DL Eric Crume to practice squad, release DL Justin Hamilton". SBNation. Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  5. Weston Hodkiewicz (November 17, 2015). "Packers sign DE McBryde, cut DT Crume". Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  6. Caryn Little (January 6, 2016). "Carolina Panthers Sign Six Players To Future Contracts". Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  7. Henson, Max. "Panthers trim roster to 53".
  8. Henson, Max. "Panthers establish practice squad".
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