The 15th in a daily series of Q&A’s with the 2012 signing class.
Eric Judge is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound wide receiver from San Diego, Calif. He comes to San Diego State after playing at San Diego High School, where he excelled at both wide receiver and defensive back. A former track runner, Judge has a good combination of size and speed, and has the potential to be a big playmaker for the Aztecs. In 2010, he ran the 100-meter in 10.8 seconds.
Judge will likely redshirt in 2012, but will be competing for playing time by the 2013 season. He will have the opportunity to learn from wide receivers coach LeCharls McDaniel, who has a knack for developing NFL prospects at receiver. Judge will wear No. 81 for the Aztecs.
Q: Why did you choose SDSU?
A: I chose SDSU because it’s local, and because I think it’s the best place for me to have a successful football career.
Q: How were the summer workouts for you?
A: The summer workouts were really hard at first. The hardest thing for me was the leg workouts. I couldn’t walk for like four days after them because I was so sore.
Q: Have you picked your major yet?
A: I am going in undecided. Right now I just want to get the feel for college first and get settled in.
Q: What are you most excited for leading up to your first semester at San Diego State?
A: I am excited for the campus lifestyle and being on my own.
Q: What do you like to do during your spare time?
A: I like to sleep as much as I can during my spare time. Football is wearing me out so I try to relax.
Q: Who are your favorite professional sports teams?
A: The Philadelphia Eagles are my favorite football team.
Q: Is there any athlete that you look up to or try to model your game after?
A: I try to do my own thing and try to make myself the best player I can be. I am a fan of Desean Jackson and Michael Vick, though.
Q: If you weren’t a football player, what sport would you be playing?
A: Nothing. Football is the first sport I played and the only sport I like.
Q: Since you are from San Diego, what is your favorite thing about the city?
A: I would have to say the beaches. Sometimes it gets a little hot but other than that San Diego is a good place to be.
Q: What is your most memorable sports moment from high school?
A: My senior year against El Camino in the first round of the playoffs, I had an 80-yard run from the wildcat formation. We were down by six and there was under a minute left. We ended up scoring on that drive and winning the game by one point.