Photos from Army football practice on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.
About Osteen: Returning kickoff specialist ... will compete for the PAT/FG job this fall ... was 2-for-2 (33, 34) on field goal tries in the Black Knights' annual spring game.
2011: Played in all 12 games ... averaged 63.1 yards on 57 kickoffs ... recorded 10 touchbacks ... average starting position for opponents on kickoffs was 26-yard line ... recorded one tackle ... made his collegiate debut at Northern Illinois ... kicked off five times ... averaged 68.2 yards per kick at Ball State... recorded three touchbacks against the Cardinals ... kicked off a season-high nine times versus Fordham.
2010: Did not appear in a varsity contest.
2009: Did not appear in a varsity contest.
High School: Lettered three times at Richmond Academy ... captained team during senior season ... two-time first-team all-state selection ... named first-team all-area following junior and senior seasons ... earned region special teams player of the year honors ... listed in The Sporting News as one top 15 senior kickers in nation ... kicked 57-yard field goal during junior season ... listed as 5th longest field goal in Georgia high school football history ... booted 50-yard field goal as a sophomore ... connected on 21-of-32 field goals during career ... hit 30-of-33 extra points ... also lettered four times in soccer ... named all-region ... earned team's Best Defensive Player Award ... also named team Most Valuable Player ... earned Golden Helmet Award which is presented for outstanding academic and athletic performance
Personal: Given name is Eric Alexander Osteen ... parents' names are Mark Osteen and Sherri Brown-Osteen ... paternal grandfather, Al Osteen, retired from U.S. Army with rank of major ... father, Mark, enlisted in U.S. Navy and served in submarine force ... majoring in Management.