Eric Westmoreland played his high school ball at Marion County High School in Jasper, Tennessee. He led the Warriors to three state championships as a running back/safety. Eric rushed for 2,359 yards and 40 TD's as a senior and finished with more than 6,000 yards and 85 TDs in his high school career. The Warriors racked up an impressive 56-1 record. He played college football at the University of Tennessee where he was a starting linebacker and helped the Vols win the 1998 National Championship.