More than 50 current and former student-athletes eligible to participate in commencement exercises
Pirates Complete Last Practice of Spring Season
Defensive Front, Physical Play Highlights Second Spring Scrimmage
ECU Readies For Second Scrimmage
East Carolina Wraps Up First Week Of Work
Hopes to compete in a Pirate uniform for the first time as a senior after suffering significant spring injuries in back-to-back years ... Sat out the entire 2011 campaign because of a left knee injury before a concussion halted 2012 drill participation in less than a week ... Entered the East Carolina program as a highly-regarded and mature interior defensive lineman who coaches felt would provide a major impact to the Pirates' efforts up front during initial season ... Successfully finished two non-contact sessions before suffering the latter injury, which required EMS transportation to Vidant Medical Center from the Cliff Moore Practice Complex, during the first day in pads on March 23 ... Was cleared during the summer and will battle for depth chart inclusion at a deep nose tackle position during preseason camp .... A strong and sizeable local prep product who plays with a high level of energy and intensity ... Power number of note is a bench press of 385 pounds.
2011: Missed the entire season due to a left knee injury suffered April 2 during program's first spring scrimmage ... Officially enrolled early at East Carolina in January after inking a letter-of-intent during the December junior college signing period.
Junior College: A 2010 Preseason National Junior College Athletic Association All-America selection ... Totaled 50 tackles and five sacks during freshman campaign before earning preseason All-America honors as a sophomore ... Played for head coach Bert Williams ... A four-star recruit according to ESPN.com.
High School: A three-year letterwinner for coach Richie Pridgen at Fike High School ... Booked 67 tackles with three sacks and recovered three fumbles during final campaign ... A New-Six All-Conference selection as a senior defensive lineman ... Chosen to start for the East squad at the 2008 East-West All-Star Game ... Tallied 69 tackles, including 20 solo hits, as a junior ... Also lettered in wrestling and track.
Personal: Full name is Leroy Percy Vick, Jr. ... Born July 7, 1989 at Baltimore, Md. ... Son of Bobby Council and Gwen Robinson ... A communications major who earned selection to the ECU Honor Roll (3.0 grade point average or higher) for classroom performance during the spring semester of 2012 ... Lists working with youth as his favorite activity away from football.