Sophomore pitched for Weatherford J.C. in 2007
Nov. 29, 2007
NORMAN, Okla. -- Soonersports.com's brings fans the 13th installment of the 2008 Baseball Newcomer Video Spotlights with a feature on sophomore hurler Jeremy Erben.
In preparation for the 2008 season, SoonerSports.com will feature one of the Sooners' newcomers each week throughout the rest of the year.
Each spotlight will include an updated bio, Q&A session and a series of videos including practice footage and a scouting report from OU head coach Sunny Golloway.
Erben and the Sooners recently completed fall practice and will resume team practice on Feb. 1 with the Sooners set to open the 2008 season at UCLA on Feb. 22 for a three-game set.
The OU baseball program was recently featured by KOCO's Sports Extra (ABC Ch.5 in Oklahoma City) with a behind-the-scenes special on Sunday, Nov. 25. CLICK HERE to view the video.
Click the links below to listen to Coach Golloway discuss Erben's recruiting process and the coaching staff's expectations for his 2008 season.
Jeremy Erben | BIO
Sophomore | RHP | 6-0 | 200 | R/R
New Braunfels, Texas - Weatherford Junior College
Read below to find out what Erben's biggest accomplishment is and
his favorite thing to do in Norman.
Q: What is the most interesting place you have visited?
A: New York City
Q: Why did you choose OU?
A: The facilities and the tradition
Q: If there was something you could bring from your home town, what would it be?
A: My chocolate lab, Scout
Q: What is one memory that stands out from your childhood?
A: My first MLB game
Q: Who is your favorite non-baseball athlete?
A: Tiger Woods
Q: What is the most interesting thing you did this summer?
A: My friends and I went on a fishing trip in Bayside, Texas
Q: What is your biggest accomplishment?
A: When we won the Texas 4A State Championship, and being named the Texas 4A Baseball Co-Player of the year.
Q: What is your favorite thing to do in Norman?
A: Go to football games
Q: What are your plans after college?
A: Hopefully I can play in the Majors, but if not, I would like to coach.
Q: What would be your ultimate SportsCenter highlight?
A: Striking out a batter to win the World Series.