2004 All Star West
Doug Van Eerden
6’3″ 195 lbs.
High School Coach: Brad Mockabee
High School, Class: Grand Rapids Christian, A
College: Hope College
As a senior quarterback for Grand Rapids Christian, Doug threw for 800 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 1200 yards and 16 touchdowns. As safety, Doug totaled 30 tackles, 8 pass breakups, and 1 interception returned for a touchdown.
Doug was selected as an All Conference quarterback, All Area Dream Team as an offensive specialist and All State honorable mention. As a junior, Doug rushed for 1,000 yards as the starting tailback. On defense, he accumulated 33 tackles, 10 pass breakups, and 3 interceptions. He was selected as an All Conference defensive back his junior year.
In addition to playing football, Doug played basketball four years, earning all conference honorable mention his senior year.
Besides his athletic accomplishments, Doug remained on the Honor Roll all four years, served actively with Young Life, and this year as a Boy Scout earned its highest honor, Eagle Scout.
All Conference Defensive Back, 2002
All Conference Quarterback, 2003
All Area Dream Team Offensive Specialist, 2003
All State Honorable Mention, 2003