The Pirates hope to help defensive woes with 11 signees

Greenville, N.C.-- Head Coach of the East Carolina Pirates football team, Scottie Montgomery, spoke to the media on signing day. Montgomery talked about the recruiting process and introduced the new signees to Pirate Nation.

2017 Defensive Class

  • Taijh Alston, DL, 6-4, 215, Fr., Vass, N.C. (Union Pines HS) Key Trait- Length
  • Bruce Bivens, LB, 6-0, 220, Fr., Houston, Texas (Davis HS) Key Trait- Explosiveness
  • Cannon Gibbs LB 6-2 230 Jr. Brandon, Miss. (Jones JC/Northwest Rankin HS) Key Trait- Aggressive
  • Delvontae Harris, DB, 6-0, 185, Fr., Newnan, Ga. (Newnan HS) Key Trait- Physical
  • Brandon Henderson, DL, 6-5, 275, Jr., Greenwood, S.C. (Georgia Military College/Greenwood HS) Key Trait- Pass rush
  • Marcus Holton Jr. DB 6-0 160 Jr. Tallahassee, Fla. (Georgia Military College/Godby HS) Key Trait- Dynamic tackler
  • Ja-Quane Nelson, DL, 6-3, 280, Fr., High Point, N.C. (Central HS) Key Trait- Athletic 
  • Ben Norris, LB, 6-3, 220, Fr., Charlotte, N.C. (Myers Park HS) Key Trait- Versatile 
  • Tyree Owens DL 6-4 285 Jr. Oviedo, Fla. (Copiah Lincoln CC/Oviedo HS) Key Trait- Versatile 
  • Davondre Robinson, DB, 6-0, 190, Fr., Holly Hill, S.C. (Lake Marion HS) Key Trait- Wingspan
  • Kennan Solomon, DL, 6-5, 275, Fr., Roxboro, N.C. (Person HS) Key Trait- Size

 


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