|2 Aundrae Allison|
A Fred Biletnikoff Award candidate ... An affable, exciting and big-play performer who quickly arrived on the Division I-A scene a year ago and, in addition to shattering numerous East Carolina single-season reception records, made an immediate impact rivaled by few on a national level ... Is expected to open the season as the incumbent starter at one of the wide receiver positions despite sitting out contact drills and scrimmages during the spring because of a knee injury suffered during the latter stages of the '05 campaign ... Off-season rehabilitation efforts were successful which allowed him to participate in most spring mobility and conditioning drills ... Will enter senior campaign as ECU's most-decorated and publicized preseason awards candidate, which includes first-team All-Conference USA designation by Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook, Street & Smith's, Athlon Sports, Lindy's, The Sporting News, Phil Steele Magazine and CollegeFootballNews.com ... An honorable mention Preseason All-America choice by Street & Smith's ... Rated as one of the nation's top 10 receivers and as C-USA's "most dangerous deep threat" by ... Chosen as one of the top three NFL talents in C-USA by CollegeFootballNews.com.
2005: Became the first Pirate ever to pick up over 1,000 reception yards - making 83 catches for 1,024 yards and seven TDs while starting all 11 games ... Averaged 12.3 yards per reception and 93.1 yards per contest ... Had five 100-yard receiving games, most-ever for an ECU player in a single season (163 vs. Duke, 158 vs. WFU, 123 vs. WVU, 109 vs. Rice, 108 vs. Memphis) ... Also rushed for 65 yards on seven carries (9.3 ypr) ... Had six punt returns for 33 yards ... Set single-season school record for most receiving yards (1,024) and stands second all-time in single-season receptions (83) ... A first-team All-Conference USA selection ... Led team with 15 "big plays (20-plus yards) ... Led C-USA and ranked 4th nationally in receptions per game (7.55) ... Stood second in C-USA and 19th nationally in receiving yards per game ... vs. Duke (9/3): Started in ECU opener and responded with one of the best pass-catching days in school history ... Made 10 receptions (fourth-best in ECU history) for 163 yards (seventh-best) vs. the Blue Devils ... Also on receiving end of 50-yard TD strike from James Pinkney ... Other notable catch was a 31-yarder on a 4th-and-5 call in the second half... vs. Wake Forest (9/17): Hauled in eight receptions (t8th best in Pirate history) for 158 yards (13th-best single-game performance) vs. the Demon Deacons ... Scored on a 9-yard pass from James Pinkney, ECU's first touchdown of the game .... Closed out third quarter scoring by out-running Wake Forest defenders for a 59-yard scamper to the endzone... vs. West Virginia (9/24): Logged 10 receptions against the Mountaineers, tying a career-best set against Duke ... Led the Pirates in receiving yards (123) ... Scored a fourth quarter touchdown on an 11-yard reception to cut the deficit to 20-15 with five minutes remaining ... vs. Southern Miss (10/1): Facing double-coverage by the Golden Eagles secondary, still hauled in four catches for 20 yards but ended a Pirate-record three-game streak with at least 100-yards receiving ... vs. Rice (10/8): Grabbed a game-high seven receptions for 109 yards ... Hit paydirt with a 40-yard TD reception from James Pinkney in the closing seconds of the second quarter, giving the Pirates a 17-14 lead heading into halftime ... vs. SMU (10/15): Picked up a game-high seven receptions for 78 yards ... Limited to just three catches in the second half ... vs. Memphis (10/22): : Produced a game-high 10 receptions for 108 yards ... Notched a 27-yard TD grab in the third quarter to get ECU on the scoreboard and cut the UM lead to 20-10 ... Catapulted his way up the all-time ECU single-season receptions list with his performance, trailing only Terrance Copper (2003) in most receptions for a single-season (87) ... vs. UCF (10/29): Had a game-high nine catches for 90 yards, tops among the ECU receiving corps ... Moved into third place on ECU's single-season receiving yards list with 849, surpassing Larry Shannon (834/1996) ... Returned one punt for six yards for the Pirates' special teams unit ... vs. Tulsa (11/12) : Caught a team-high eight passes for 74 yards in the process of becoming ECU's all-time leader for single-season receiving yards with 923, surpassing Terrance Copper (897/2003) and Hunter Gallimore (881/1991) ... Completed his first career pass in the second quarter, connecting with Bobby Good on a 41-yard strike ... Scored the seventh touchdown of his Pirate career on a 26-yard reception from James Pinkney ... vs. Marshall (11/19): Led the team in receptions with five while gaining 56 yards ... Started ECU's initial drive of the game with a 21-yard gain ... Carried the ball one time for nine yards ... Finished the road portion of the schedule by making 48 (of 78 total) receptions away from Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium ... vs. UAB (11/26): Made five catches for 45 yards against Blazers (long of 14) ... Also logged a pair of punt returns for seven yards and one rush (-2 yards).
Junior College: Officially enrolled at East Carolina at the beginning of the spring semester (Jan. 7, 2005) ... Lettered two seasons for coach Bert Williams at Georgia Military Academy ... Finished junior college career with 70 catches for 865 yards (12.4 ypr) ... Earned JuCo All-America honors and was selected as the Bulldogs' MVP at the conclusion of the 2004 campaign ... Compiled 455 receiving yards and five TDs on 37 catches as a sophomore ... Contests of note include a seven-catch, 67-yard effort against Nassau (N.Y.) Community College Oct. 16 and a six-reception, 82-yard, one touchdown performance vs. Erie (Pa.) Community College Nov. 6 ... Posted a season-high 86 receiving yards on a pair of scoring catches vs. Ranger (Tex.) Junior College Oct. 9 ... Credited with 33 receptions for 410 yards and six touchdowns as a freshman in 2003 ... Helped guide Georgia Military to the Golden Isles Bowl with an 8-2 record ... Played at same Georgia Military program which produced former ECU players Keith Stokes, Dexter Davis, Derrick Collier, Ronald Pou and Demetrius Hodges ... Attended Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College in the fall of 2002 but did not play football.
High School: An Associated Press All-State selection during senior season at A.L. Brown High School ... Served as program's top receiver and return specialist for coach Ron Massey ... A two-time all-conference honoree for the Wonders who earned conference offensive and special teams player-of-the-year honors in 2001 ... Collected 50 catches for 1,101 yards and nine TDs as a senior team captain despite missing two games ... Turned in top career contest against South Point High School in '01... Made 11 receptions for 202 yards and one touchdown against Red Raiders while also contributing separate scores on a punt and kickoff return ... Did not play football as a freshman and sophomore but earned four basketball letters ... Earned roster position for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.
Personal: Full name is Aundrae Akeem Allison ... Born June 25, 1984 at Kannapolis, N.C. ... A communications major ... Hobbies include music and watching all sports ... Prefers to go by "Drae" (pronounced dray).