|72 Quincy McKinney|
Provided a big lift to ECU's offensive front as a junior college transfer in 2014 ... A strong, physical, agile and quick blocker who, at times, dominated the line of scrimmage (despite early unfamiliarity with the Pirates' scheme) ... Projected to handle starting left tackle duties for the second-straight year as a senior conference honors candidate ... Was a Preseason All-American Athletic conference selection by both Athlon Sports (second team) and Phil Steele Magazine (fourth team) ... Missed the first spring scrimmage on March 28 with a left chest injury, but returned to finish out the remaining three weeks in solid fashion ... Earned an "excellent" rating in coach Jeff Connors power quotient during spring testing ... Produced power numbers of 340 pounds (bench press), 520 (back squat) and 323 (power clean) ... Owns the fastest 40-time among all offensive linemen at 5.01 ... Other agility measurements include a 27.5" vertical jump, a 8'1" broad jump and a three-cone drill time of 7.62 ... Redefining of body resulted in a loss of nine pounds during the off-season.
2014: Opened all 13 games at left guard during first season in the Pirate program ... Helped ECU's offense put up a school-record 789 total yards (446/pass, 343/rush) against North Carolina ... Played key role for a squad that surpassed 500 yards of total offense in eight of 13 games (582/N.C. Central, 502/Virginia Tech, 789/North Carolina, 581/SMU, 580/Connecticut, 579/Cincinnati, 510/Tulsa, 536/Florida) - 400-plus in all 13 contests ... Credited with providing running lanes for four 100-yard rushers (3/Breon Allen, 1/Chris Hairston) ... Aided on pass block protection for all six of Shane Carden's 400-yard passing games (427/Virginia Tech, 438/North Carolina, 410/SMU, 445/Connecticut, 425/Cincinnati, 427/Florida) ... Pirates ranked third nationally in passing (371.9 ypg), fifth in total offense (533.0 ypg) and 22nd in scoring (35.8 ppg) ... Selected as the Pirates' Newcomer-of-the-Year during the program's annual postseason awards banquet.
Junior College: Ranked among the nation's top 10 junior college offensive line prospects -- No. 5 by 247Sports and No. 9 by ESPN.com ... Earned a scout grade of 78, has a three-star designation and holds membership in ESPN's JC 50.
Prep School/High School: Spent one season at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy as a post-graduate player and started at right tackle ... Won two letters while completing his prep career at Carver High School in Columbus, Ga. ... Recruited by NC State, Louisville, Arizona State and Kansas State ... Initially signed with the Wolfpack in 2012 (and enrolled in the spring semester) after being recruited by Rutgers and Mississippi during his first recruiting cycle after high school.
Personal: Full name is Quincy Darrin McKinney ... Majoring in university studies.