|4 Malik Gray|
Continued development should result in an increased contribution level as a sophomore … Expected to contend for an active role on special teams and provide depth at either the “X” or “Z” positions during second season on ECU’s active roster … Offers both units plenty of athleticism, quickness and big-play potential … Enjoyed a productive spring practice period, but did not record statistics in either scrimmage … Displayed increased power and agility numbers during strength and conditioning testing with a back squat of 425 pounds, a power clean of 290, a vertical jump of 33.5”, a three-cone time of 6.92 and a 40-yard dash clip of 4.54.
2015: Played in four contests as a reserve pass-catcher and special teams participant during redshirt freshman year … Made collegiate debut against Towson in season opener before following with outings vs. SMU, Temple and UCF … Did not record a reception or tally any tackles (special teams).
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 Divine Gray … Major is sports studies.