|82 Juwon Crowell|
Will open final collegiate season as a member of the wide receiver corps' depth chart, competing against Kyle Johnson for top reserve duties behind fellow senior Steven Rogers ... Raw speed, quickness and vertical ability should factor into increased playing time, if not a part-time starting role later during the season ... Patience and role play has been rewarded with more action in each campaign of career ... Also expected to serve a vital role on special teams squad ... Put together an impressive spring, contributing a three-catch, 35-yard effort during the program's first scrimmage (3/23) before following with another catch a week later on 3/30 ... Capped action with a team-high 67 receiving yards on four catches during the '07 Purple-Gold Game.
2006: A contributing member of a veteran-based wide receiving unit, experiencing action in eight games as a junior - matching his appearance total from a year earlier ... Also provided the Pirate special teams with consistent play ... Despite participation in two-thirds of the schedule, did not record any statistics ... Did not play in first two games (Navy, UAB) but then reeled off eight straight outings before closing season on the sidelines against Rice, N.C. State and USF.
2005: Played in eight games as a reserve wide receiver and special teams member ... Did not play against SMU, Marshall and UAB ... Recorded a total of three catches for 31 yards (10.3 ypr) ... Made first collegiate catch at West Virginia (season-long 13 yards) ... Added a pair of receptions for 18 yards in Homecoming clash against UCF at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium ... Was also credited with a solo tackle (Southern Miss).
2004: Credited with one appearance as a redshirt freshman ... Elevated to travel roster on numerous occasions but only experienced action once - vs. USF at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa ... Did not record any statistics.
2003: Redshirted ... Spent initial collegiate season as a member of the Pirates' scout team ... Signed with the Pirate program in February, 2003.
High School: Caught 48 passes for 976 yards and 12 touchdowns as a team captain in 2002 at Carver High School ... A two-time All-Piedmont Triad 3-A All-Conference selection for Coach Keith Wilkes ... Named to all-county squads all four seasons while earning all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Officially rated as the No. 29 prospect in the state by SuperPrep Magazine and No. 40 prospect by NCHSFootball.com ... Led Yellow Jackets to a Class 3-A state championship ... Chosen to play in the prestigious Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... A strong performer in the classroom as well, earning Honor Roll designation ... Recipient of school's "Perfect Attendance Award".
Personal: Full name is Juwon Akeem Crowell ... Born October 28, 1984 at Winston-Salem, N.C. ... Major is child development and family relations ... Says closeness of players is the best thing about ECU Football ... Hobbies include basketball ... Credits parents as most influential people on his career ... Brother of Detroit Lions WR Germaine Crowell and Buffalo Bills linebacker Angelo Crowell.