ECU extends offer to Northwestern DB Taurus Doston Jr.

ECU recently extended an offer to Miami (Fla.) safety Taurus Dotson Jr. and he caught up with insideECUSports to talk about the offer, thoughts about the school and Pirate football

Taurus Dotson Jr., who received his offer from East Carolina  on May 17, is excited to begin building relationships with the coaching staff and is looking forward to touring the athletic and academic facilities when he comes for his first in the near future.

"Yes, I plan to visit," said the 6-foot, 175-pound Dotson. "On the visit, I'll be looking to build a relationship with defensive coordinator/ linebackers coach Kenwick Thompson because I already have a bond with him. While I'm up there, I'll be going around the school and the athletic facilities."

Dotson also talked about how he wants to build a relationship with the current DB's.

"I also want to get to know the DB's I'll be playing with," said Dotson.

As for his relationship with coach Thompson, Dotson said Thompson was very positive and optimistic about his future at the program.

"He told me he'll be staying on top of me," said Dotson. "He also said he loved my film and I would be a good help to the program because I can play the safety and cornerback positions."

Dotson said that ECU is very intriguing because of the talent the school produces and the level of comfort he feels with the coaching staff.

"They had three players go to the draft," said Dotson. "Josh Hawkins, who was a defensive back, and most of the coaches I will work with will be understandable." 

Dotson continued by elaborating on why the coaching staff will be, "understandable."

"Me coming from the real part of Miami, and knowing that there's nothing here, I want so bad to be successful in life," said Dotson. "By the coaches being brothers, I think that will make our bond closer."

With offers from schools such as West Virginia among others, Dotson knows that he must remain humble at the next level and he's confident his patience will pay off.

"I already know I need to stay humble and be patient," said Dotson. "And Continue to pray to the man above and everything is going to fall in place."

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