Eric Steven Weddle is an American football free safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League . He played college football at Utah, where he was a consensus All-American. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft and, as of 2013, is considered to be one of the best safeties currently playing in the NFL. He has been named to the Pro Bowl six times, and has been honored as an All-Pro five times.Early yearsWeddle was born in Fontana, California. He grew up in Alta Loma, California, and attended local Alta Loma High School. At Alta Loma High, he lettered in football, basketball, and baseball. In football, he was a three-time all-league selection and a two-time All-CIF selection.Weddle added first-team all-area accolades from the Los Angeles Times and the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin.