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Kemp Tabbed One of Eight Manning Stars-of-the-Week
Pirates Keep Bowl Chances Intact with First Win in Orlando Since 2008
Should compete for the starting placekicking duties after the departure of three-year letterman and all-time leading scorer Warren Harvey ... Has experienced limited action during first two active seasons in ECU program after transferring from Texas A&M prior to the 2013 campaign ... Possesses a strong leg, but coaches are seeking additional consistency ... Also serves as a back-up punter ... Has appeared in nine games, tallied seven points (four extra-points, one field goal) and kicked off 10 times (60.3 average) since joining Pirate roster ... Was two-of-two in extra-point tries during the spring scrimmage season, connecting on one PAT in the second and third (Purple-Gold Game) outings ... Injury prevented spring strength and conditioning testing.
2014: Played in four games -- N.C. Central, Temple, Tulane and Tulsa ... Connected on lone PAT in the fourth quarter in the opener against the Eagles (following Kurt Benkert's nine-yard touchdown run) ... Missed 40-yard field goal attempt in the fourth quarter at Tulsa ... Kicked off three times for 165 yards (55.0 avg.) ... Had two kickoffs against N.C. Central (117 yards/58.5 avg.) and one vs. Tulane (48 yards) ... Member of onside kicking team at Temple.
2013: Was a perfect four-of-four on all kicks as a redshirt freshman during first year at ECU ... Also kicked off on seven occasions (438 yards/62.6 avg.) ... Converted extra-points against Tulsa and UAB (two) ... Drilled 19-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter against the Golden Hurricane at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium during an eventual 58-24 Pirate win.
Texas A&M: Redshirted as a true freshman while in Aggies' program.
High School: Graduated from Blessed Trinity Catholic High School ... Earned three football letters for the Titans.
Personal: Full name is John Davis Plowman ... Major is communications ... Earned ECU Honor Roll designation for work in the classroom during the 2015 spring semester.