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Hoping to experience an injury-free year and be a part of the offensive line rotation... sat out all of the 2013 season with an injury... gained some experience in 2012 the first half of the season before missing the second half with an injury... was highly-touted out of high school and chose Tech over a number of major programs... a member of the 2012-13 Georgia Tech Student-Athlete Advisory Board... the team's best singer, he leads the team in singing the fight song following victories.
2013 (sophomore): Missed the season with an injury.
2012 (redshirt freshman): Played in three games... saw action against Presbyterian (Sept. 8), Virginia (Sept. 15) and Boston College (Oct. 20). 2011 (true freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Lake Gibson HS... played under coach Keith Demyer... led team to district titles in 2009 and 2010... named first team Class 4A All-State in 2010 and second team all-state in 2009... a two-time first team all-county selection... maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school.
Personal: Full name is Errin Christopher Joe... son of Ernest and Cheryl... Ernest played football at Albany State... has two older siblings -- Lashana and Ernest III... born June 28, 1993 in Lakeland, Fla... enjoys producing and editing videos... won the 2011 Silver Garland Award for his volunteer and academic work, and citizenship... majoring in literature, media and communication.