Enters first season on ECU's active roster with hopes of securing a depth chart position on the Pirates' offensive line ... Expected to add quality depth to an already-young unit ... Enrolled in January, 2006 and has participated in two spring seasons to help familiarize himself with the offensive scheme and system.
2006: Redshirted ... Member of offensive scout team who was lauded for work ethic and attitude.
2005: A member of Skip Holtz' initial signing class, inking with the Pirate program in February, 2005 ... Did not play football during the fall.
High School: A three-year varsity starter and letterwinner on the offensive line for coach James Iandoli at North Fort Myers High School ... An All-Lee County Athletic Association and All-District 12-AAAA performer as a senior in 2004 ... Also earned all-area honors while leading the Red Knights to a 5-4 record as a senior team captain ... Selected to start in the Florida All-Star Classic ... Picked up additional letters in wrestling (three) and track (two).
Personal: Full name is Larry Leland Lease III ... A hospitality management major ... Father (Larry Lease II) played at the NCAA Division I-A level, serving as an offensive guard for Ball State as a freshman in 1983 and as sophomore in 1984.