|4 Malik Gray|
Should contend for an active role on special teams and provide depth at either the "X" or "Z" outside receiving positions during first season on ECU's active roster ... Offers both units plenty of athleticism, quickness and big-play potential ... Continues to acclimate to the Pirates' offensive scheme from a schematic and fundamental standpoint ... Enjoyed an active spring practice period, which promoted development (in addition to scout team role in 2014) ... Had one reception for seven yards in initial scrimmage (March 28) before adding another catch for three yards during second contest (April 11) ... Turned in an eight-yard grab during the Purple-Gold Game on April 18 ... Clocked at 4.33 in the pro shuttle drill during spring strength and conditioning testing period ... Also owned a 7.02 clip in the three-cone drill and a 12.15 mark in the 60-shuttle ... Lifts of note include a bench of 280 pounds, a back squat of 390 and a power clean of 264.
2014: Redshirted as a true freshman during first season in ECU program ... Contributed solid performance preparing Pirate secondary in role on offensive scout team.
High School: Was Chapman High School's top quarterback ... Completed 108 passes for 1,876 yards and 18 touchdowns for coach Mark Hodge as a senior ... Also picked up 667 ground yards and scored four times on 158 rushing attempts, while netting 10 receptions for 139 yards and a pair of TDs ... Opened varsity career as a pass catcher before move to the signal-caller position ... Led Panthers to a 10-4 record in 2013 ... Senior campaign highlights include a 60-yard TD run to help CHS past Union and spark a five-game win streak ... Key member of a squad that reached the state 3-A playoffs and before exiting with a setback in the semifinal round ... Committed to the Pirates on Jan. 15 prior to his official visit.
Personal: Full name is Malik D. Gray ... Has not formally declared a major.