|93 Chrishon Rose|
Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
ECU Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Welcomes Back 14 Returning Starters, 50 Lettermen
Pirates Complete Last Weekday Practice of Spring Season
Pirates Dodge Weather, Use Shell Workout To Finish Scrimmage Preparations
Pirates Return To Work After First Scrimmage
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A versatile, sizable and personable defensive lineman who adds plenty of experience to both the end and nose tackle positions ... Will begin senior season competing with Fred Presley for starting duties at one of the end positions after turning in an admirable job filling in for Terry Williams at nose tackle for a majority of the 2013 campaign ... Offers the Pirate defense plenty of strength, quickness and savvy ... Has played in 35 career games with 15 starts ... Had booked multiple tackles in 16 of 35 contests and considered a vital member of a defensive unit that has held 11 opponents to 100 or less rushing yards over the last three seasons ... Was not credited with any tackles during the first and third spring scrimmages, but did log three stops and a quarterback hurry in the second contest (April 5)... Spring testing marks continue to stand among the finest in the unit ... Turned in a bench press of 380 pounds, a back squat of 605, a power clean of 330 and a push jerk of 308 ... Vertical (28.5") and broad (8'6.5") jumps, collectively, also rank among the best of position mates.
2013: Earned selection to the All-Conference USA (honorable mention) squad ...Started 10 of 13 contests at nose tackle ... Replaced Williams prior to the North Carolina tilt and never left starting role the remainder of the year ... Logged 31 tackles (15 solo) ... Stood fifth on the team with 2.5 sacks (-12 yards) ... Tallied multiple stops on eight occasions ... Matched career-high with six tackles at NC State to help Pirates rout Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium ... Registered sacks vs. Florida Atlantic and Southern Miss ... Added TFLs against Virginia Tech (0.5), Middle Tennessee (0.5), NC State (0.5), Marshall (1.0) and Ohio (1.0) in the Beef `O' Brady's Bowl ... Credited with lone pass breakup vs. Tulsa and QBH against UAB ... Booked three or more tackles six times ... Contributed a season-high three solo hits vs. Bobcats at Tropicana Field during bowl action ... Registered at least a half TFL in seven of 13 contests with a career-best 1.5 against Southern Miss (-9 yards) ... Key member of a defensive unit that held six of 12 opponents to 100 or less rushing yards and six opponents to 17 or fewer points.
2012: Opened campaign as the Pirates' starter at one of the end slots but also experience action in the middle throughout the fall ... Played in all 13 games and made five starts - the first three (Appalachian State, South Carolina, Southern Miss) ... After coming off the bench against North Carolina, regained starting role in contests vs. UTEP and UCF ... Recorded 22 tackles (five solo) ... Teamed up with Montese Overton on a three-yard TFL in the third quarter at Southern Miss during the C-USA opener ... Finished the contest with a career-high six tackles (five assists) ... Added multiple stops against Appalachian State (4), South Carolina (3), Memphis (2) and Marshall (4) ... Booked single hits against UTEP, UCF and UL-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl ... Twenty of 22 stops were on rushing plays ... Averaged 4.3 tackles per outing in the first three contests before only contributing 0.9 hits during the last 10 games ... Helped defensive unit hold four opponents to less than 100 yards rushing (USM/91, UAB/82, UH/28, TUL/9).
2011: Made East Carolina debut during first season on the active roster, appearing in nine games ... Did not play against Virginia Tech, UAB or North Carolina (coaches' decision) ... Finished rookie campaign with 12 tackles, one solo ... Tallied 10 of season's 12 stops on rushing plays ... Booked a half tackle for lost yardage, combining with Terry Williams to drop Memphis' Artaves Gibson for a one-yard loss in the second quarter ... Registered three games with two or more hits (Memphis, Tulane, Southern Miss, Marshall) ... Credited with a pair of first-half tackles on rushing plays against Tulane ... Recorded first solo tackle of career against Navy, dragging down Kriss Proctor after a four-yard rush in the second quarter ... Booked a personal-best three stops at Memphis, two on second-quarter rushes by Gibson ... Booked first career tackle against Houston, bringing down Charles Sims on the Cougars' initial series of the game ... Made ECU debut versus South Carolina, entering in the fourth quarter.
2010: Redshirted during initial season with the Pirates, but served as a valuable member of the scout team ... Officially signed with the East Carolina program in February.
High School: Helped Mustangs to an 8-3 record and a league playoff berth as a senior ... Part of a defense that shut out three opponents during the 2009 season ... Logged 32 tackles, 10 coming behind the line of scrimmage ... A second-team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference selection as a senior following an honorable mention nod as a junior ... An honorable mention Big School All-State honoree following final campaign ... Named to the Gazette-Star Second Team as a senior ... Played for the Washington squad in the Maryland Crab Bowl, the state's only high school all-star game, and was credited with five tackles ... Played for Bryce Bevill, the DCSportsFan.com's Coach-of-the-Year ... Also wrestled for Bishop McNamara, finishing eighth in the state and third in the conference (in weight division) ... Earned an additional two letters in basketball.
Personal: Full name is Chrishon Darryl Rose ... Born March 13, 1991 at Alexandria, Va ... Earned a bachelor's degree in business management during ECU's Spring Commencement Exercises in May, 2014 ... Undecided on major for second undergraduate degree ... Produces music and acts of entertainment as a hobby ... Considered a talented musician by members inside the program, among many others.