Eric Wood is a guard for the Buffalo Bills, who selected him with the 28th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Wood played four seasons at Louisville, where he was a three-time All-Big East selection as a center. Wood is 6-feet, 4-inches tall and weighs 310 pounds.
Prep Career
Wood was a tackle for Elder High School in Cincinnati, OH, where he led the team to a state title as a senior. He received some interest from in-state schools like Cincinnati, Bowling Green and Ohio, but chose to sign with Louisville.
College Career
After redshirting the 2004 season, Wood stepped into the starting center role for the Cardinals in 2005. He was a first team Freshman All-America selection by The Sporting News, helping the Louisville offense rank in the Top 10 in the nation. Wood started all 13 games for Louisville as a sophomore, earning second team All-Big East honors. In 2006, Louisville's offense ranked only behind Hawaii among FBS schools in total offense per game. In both 2007 and 2008, Wood was a first team All-Big East selection. As a junior, he anchored an offense that ranked sixth in the nation. After the 2008 season, Wood was invited to participate in the Senior Bowl.
NFL Career
Eric Wood was selected in the first round (28th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. Three days after the start of training camp, Wood signed a five-year deal worth up to $13M. The contract includes $6.5M in guaranteed money.

Wood was moved to right guard in the NFL and started the first 10 games of the season for the Bills. Wood suffered a broken leg against the Jaguars in Week 11, ending his rookie season.