Player Bio

Eric Kush
OL #64
Height:
6-4
Weight:
317
Age:
28
College:
California (PA)
Experience:
5
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 18 5
2016 CHI 8 4
2015 STL 7 0
2015 TB 0 0
2014 KC 0 0
2013 KC 3 1

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 18 games with 5 starts over 4 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013), St. Louis Rams (2015) and Chicago Bears (2016).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the 6th round (170th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs … waived by the Chiefs (9/5/15) … signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9/6/15) … waived by the Buccaneers (9/14/15) … signed to the Carolina Panthers practice squad (9/16/15) … waived by Panthers (10/27/15) … signed with the Houston Texans (11/3/15) … waived by Texans (11/15/15) … signed with the St. Louis Rams (11/17/15) … waived by Rams (9/3/16) … signed with Bears (9/4/16).

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 8 games with 4 starts at LG. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 8-4

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015: Appeared in 7 games for the Rams. 2013: Appeared in 3 games with 1 start for Chiefs.

COLLEGE: 2012: Selected to East-West Shrine Game … D2Football.com Second-Team All-American … Daktronics Second-Team All-Region … Don Hansen Third-Team All-Region … All-PSAC West First-Team … started all 11 games with 10 starts at center … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2012). 2011: DeMichela Award … started 12 games at center … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2011). 2010: Started nine games at left tackle … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2010). 2009: Played in 15 games as a reserve offensive lineman and on special teams … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Spring 2010). 2008: Medical redshirt … appeared in two games as a true freshman … made college debut against Lake Erie … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Spring 2009).

PERSONAL: Attended Chartiers Valley … second-team all-state, first-team all-conference, East-West All-Star.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 18 games with 5 starts over 4 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013), St. Louis Rams (2015) and Chicago Bears (2016).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the 6th round (170th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs … waived by the Chiefs (9/5/15) … signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9/6/15) … waived by the Buccaneers (9/14/15) … signed to the Carolina Panthers practice squad (9/16/15) … waived by Panthers (10/27/15) … signed with the Houston Texans (11/3/15) … waived by Texans (11/15/15) … signed with the St. Louis Rams (11/17/15) … waived by Rams (9/3/16) … signed with Bears (9/4/16).

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 8 games with 4 starts at LG. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 8-4

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015: Appeared in 7 games for the Rams. 2013: Appeared in 3 games with 1 start for Chiefs.

COLLEGE: 2012: Selected to East-West Shrine Game … D2Football.com Second-Team All-American … Daktronics Second-Team All-Region … Don Hansen Third-Team All-Region … All-PSAC West First-Team … started all 11 games with 10 starts at center … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2012). 2011: DeMichela Award … started 12 games at center … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2011). 2010: Started nine games at left tackle … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2010). 2009: Played in 15 games as a reserve offensive lineman and on special teams … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Spring 2010). 2008: Medical redshirt … appeared in two games as a true freshman … made college debut against Lake Erie … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Spring 2009).

PERSONAL: Attended Chartiers Valley … second-team all-state, first-team all-conference, East-West All-Star.
 

Recent Articles

  • Kush out for season with torn hamstring

    Posted Aug 7, 2017

    Bears backup guard Eric Kush is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a torn hamstring he suffered in last Friday's practice and will miss the entire season.

  • Bears sign Paulsen, claim 2 off waivers

    Posted Sep 4, 2016

    One day after making their final cuts, the Bears continued to tweak their roster Sunday, signing tight end Logan Paulsen and claiming center Eric Kush and cornerback Cre'Von LeBlanc off waivers.

Recent Videos

  • Kush talks returning to Bears

    Posted Feb 15, 2017

    Offensive lineman Eric Kush talks with Lauren Screeden about signing a new contract and returning to the Bears for the 2017 season.

  • Big Guys, Compact Cars - Kush

    By Chicago Bears - Posted Nov 29, 2016

    Bears offensive lineman Eric Kush goes for a ride with Anthony Adams in another edition of "Big Guys in Compact Cars."