Defense Finishes Spring On Strong Note In Purple-Gold Scrimmage
Sharp Passing Effort, Physical Play Dominate Second Scrimmage
Pirates Keep Preparation Efforts On Course For Saturday's Scrimmage
A quick and agile defender who will open his first season on East Carolina's active roster as a reserve in the secondary, while also competing for a top tier role on various special teams squads ... Was officially listed behind Adonis Armstrong and Rocco Scarfone at the field cornerback position after the completion of spring drills ... Tallied three stops during the first spring scrimmage on April 6 and picked off a Cody Keith pass in the second contest ... Closed out work with a tackle during the Purple-Gold Game ... Flexibility score of 14, pro shuttle time of 4.19 and a 40 clip of 4.40 during spring testing period rank within the top 10 percent of the program ... Also owns a back squat of 440 pounds and a push jerk of 255.
2012: Contributed role on scout teams during redshirt campaign as a true freshman ... Signed with the Pirates in February.
High School: A three-year varsity football letterman who was also a three-sport standout ... As a senior, earned All-Dominion District honors in three positions (football) ... Was a first-team selection as a wide receiver and kick returner, and a second-team pick as a defensive back ... Helped the Lancers to a 7-3 overall record and 7-1 Dominion District mark as a senior ... Scored 12 touchdowns during final campaign - five on offense, five on special teams and two on defense ... Only member of the squad who played both ways on a full-time basis ... Two-time Manchester MaxPreps.com Player-of-the-Week in 2011 ... Caught a pair of touchdown passes (62 and 45 yards) against Midlothian ... Returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score in a 21-13 upset over rival L.C. Bird that snapped the Skyhawks' 33-game Dominion District winning streak that had spanned nearly five years ... Scored on a 73-yard punt return versus Cosby in the team's only district loss of the season ... Tallied a 95-yard kickoff runback for a score in the Lancers' 53-44 victory over Clover Hill ... Second-Team All-Dominion District member as a kick returner junior year, when injuries limited playing time ... Squad posted a 7-3 ledger and 6-2 record in district games in 2010 ... Played for head coach Tom Hall ... Also a member of the basketball and baseball programs.
Personal: Full name is DaShaun Ramel Amos ... Born September 20, 1994 at Fort Campbell, Ky ... Has three siblings ... Hobbies include art (drawing), music and video games ... Has not declared a major, but earned ECU Honor Roll status for his work in the classroom during the 2013 spring semester in the general studies track.