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Preseason Chat: Eric Douglass

Midshipmen center Eric Douglass thought he was in for a challenge when he stepped onto the field for his first collegiate start against Notre Dame last season. Little did he know that an even greater challenge awaited him in the classroom back in Annapolis.

Douglass, who took over at center for the final four regular season games on 2009, was instrumental in helping Navy punch its ticket to the Texas Bowl. But when it came to actually playing in the postseason, the former nose guard couldn't make the grade; literally. Much to his own embarrassment, Douglass was declared academically ineligible for the bowl game after failing Physics in the fall...

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