|64 Des Barmore|
Will look to continue development and perhaps earn a place on the offensive two-deep heading into initial active season on the Pirate roster ... Benefitted from spring drill reps under first-year line coach Brad Davis ... Could experience action on special teams units as a redshirt freshman to gain additional on-field experience ... Agility numbers rank among the finest at position with a 29.5" vertical jump, a 8'4" broad jump, a 5.31 40-yard dash and a 4.63 shuttle drill ... Added 12 pounds to frame during off-season, but strength staff will continue to emphasize the increase of power numbers during second full year in program.
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 ... Plans to major in criminal justice ... Lists meeting Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton as one of his interesting "did you know" entries.