96 - Eric Dago
Eric Dago
Height: 6-3
Weight: 236
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: University of Utah
Position: DL

2014 - Dago started all 11 games for the Lions this season... Finished the season with 43 tackles, including 6.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks... Dago was responsible for two forced fumbles, seven quaterback hurries, and a blocked kick against Northeastern State... Set his season high tackles with 9 against Central Oklahoma.

2013 - Appeared in all 10 games along the defensive line for the Lions as a junior making one start in the season-opening win at home over Central Oklahoma...Tied for 11th on the team in tackles with 22, including eight solo...Also made four tackles for a loss of 13 yards...Tied for third on the team with 2.0 sacks for a loss of 10 yards...Also had a pair of quarterback hurries...Posted a season-high five tackles, three solo in the season-opening win over UCO. 

2012 - Playing in eight games at defensive end for the Lions, Dago recorded three tackles, half a tackle for a loss of two yards and a quarterback hurry on the year. Made two tackles in season finale at home against Pittsburg State where he also recorded his TFL. Forced a quarterback hurry against Northwest Missouri.

Prior to Southern - The older brother of current Lion Gino Dago, Eric redshirted at Utah and will have two seasons left of eligibility at Southern. A native of Houston, Dago prepped at Westside High School where he was a four-year starter. He was an All-District selection and labeled as one of the Houston Area Top 100 players, while being named the team captain and Defensive MVP. As a senior, he recorded 73 tackles, seven sacks and added a fumble recovery.

Personal - He is the son of Cris Orzabal and Deadra Dago Orzabal and is undecided on his major at Southern.