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Eddie Faulkner
Position: Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs
Phone: 765.285.1198
Email: efaulkner@bsu.edu
Eddie Faulkner
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 08/06/2007

Coaching Experience:


9th Year as a football coach

6th Year at Ball State


Anderson University,
assistant, 2002

Ball State, graduate assistant, 2003-04

Ball State, assistant, 2005-present

         2005-08 - Running Backs

         2009-10 - Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs

 

NOTES:  Promoted to offensive coordinator after the 2008 season . . . engineered one of Ball State's best ever single game running attacks when two Cardinals gained 504 yards vs. Eastern Michigan in 2009 (MiQuale Lewis, 301, and Cory Sykes, 203) . . . The feat marked the first time in NCAA Football history (all divisions) one player rushed for 300 yards in a game and a teammate rushed for over 200 yards in the same game . . . helped tutor MiQuale Lewis to a career high 1,736 rushing yards in 2008, which set the Ball State single season rushing record . . . tutored a 2007 backfield which tallied nearly 2,000 yards rushing despite an injury in the fifth game of the season to leading rusher MiQuale Lewis . . . Coached tailback Larry Bostic, who tallied a single game career-high 143 rushing yards at Toledo to help the Cardinals to their first win at UT since 1991 . . . Spent the 2005 season as the Cardinals’ running backs coach after spending two years as a graduate assistant coach at Ball State . . . Worked with the offense in his first two years at Ball State, assisting with the running backs and special teams in 2003 and the tight ends in 2004 . . . Began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Anderson University with responsibility for the running backs, punt return and kickoff return units, and as offensive coordinator for the junior varsity squad.

 

Personal Information:


Family: 
Married to the former Anissa McPeek . . . father of two children -- Eddie IV and Madison.

High School:  Muncie Central H.S. (Class of ‘96) in Muncie, Ind.

College:  Bachelor’s - Wisconsin ‘00;  Master’s - Ball State ‘04

 

NOTES:  Four-year letterwinner at tailback for the University of Wisconsin . . . Helped the Badgers to two Big Ten Championships and five bowl games in his career . . . After earning his bachelor’s degree, he was a member of the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League plus was a free agent signee by the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers in 2001 . . . Was an all-state running back for Muncie Central High School as a senior.