Erik Magnuson is spotlighted Wednesday, touching on replacing an All-American at left tackle, his recovery from injury, his athleticism and being a leader on a young offensive line.
• Three-year letterman
• Has appeared in 32 games as an offensive lineman, making 24 starts.
• 2015 All-Big Ten third team (coaches and media)
• Earned third varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games, making 12 starts at right tackle.
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in eight games, making five starts.
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games as an offensive lineman, making seven starts at guard.
• Also contributed on special teams
• Indiana (Oct. 19): Made first career start at right guard
• Did not see game action
• Attended La Costa Canyon High School (2012) coached by Sean Sovacool
• Three-year starter at tackle (2009-11)
• Garnered 69 pancake blocks as a senior
Honors and Rankings
• Named to the U.S. Army All-American game as a senior
• Was two-time all-state, two-time all-county and two-time All-Academic choice
• Earned three letters in basketball
• Erik Magnuson was born on January 5, 1994
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in sociology.