|64 Des Barmore|
Will look to continue fundamental and physical development while vying for a place on the offensive two-deep heading into sophomore campaign … Worked primarily at the right tackle position during spring drills under new offensive line coach Geep Wade … In fact, has had a different position coach in each of three seasons at ECU (Wade/2016, Brad Davis/2015 and Brandon Jones/2014) … In addition to experiencing action as a reserve lineman, could also contribute efforts on various special teams units to gain additional on-field experience … Spring strength and conditioning testing was slightly limited due to injury, but still turned in a 330-pound bench press and a push jerk of 262 … Owns notable agility clips of 29.5” (vertical jump), 8’4” (broad jump), 5.31 (40-yard dash) and 4.63 (pro shuttle drill).
2015: Did not appear in any games during first active season in program … Spend majority of fall preparing Pirate defense as a member of the offensive scout squad for second-straight year.
2014: Redshirted and competed on offensive scout teams during true freshman campaign … Did not experience game-day action … Inked with the Pirates during the traditional signing period in February.
High School: A two-year First-Team All-Bi-City selection for coach Jeff Battles at Hardaway High School … Also named to the all-region squad as a junior (second team) and senior (first team) … A member of the 2013 Dandy Dozen unit … A three-year letterman who served as a team captain … Credited with 19 pancake blocks and earned final grade of 86 percent during junior campaign in 2012 … Ranked among the best 150 offensive tackles nationally and among the top 150 overall (all positions) prospects in the state of Georgia ... Committed to the Pirates on Nov. 16 after seeing East Carolina post a 63-14 victory over UAB … Recorded a power throw of 38.0 and had a SPARQ rating of 69.33 during strength and conditioning testing during prep career … The “man among boys” label was frequently visible in many recruiting publications at time of signing.
Personal: Full name is Desmond W. Barmore … Born March 8, 1996 at Columbus, Ga. … Indicated that ECU’s academic program, opportunity to play early and coaching staff were key reasons for signing decision … A criminal justice major … Lists meeting Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton as one of his interesting “did you know” entries.