Defense Finishes Spring On Strong Note In Purple-Gold Scrimmage
ECU Opens Fourth and Final Week of Spring Drills
Sharp Passing Effort, Physical Play Dominate Second Scrimmage
Pirates Dodge Weather, Use Shell Workout To Finish Scrimmage Preparations
Pirates Back In Full Pads, Continue Drills
A promising young and physical defender whose versatility at two different positions along East Carolina's front line should result in immediate action during first active year on the roster ... Could also contribute on various special teams in order to gain additional game participation ... Closed spring drills listed as a reserve at one of the end positions behind Lee Pegues and Justin Dixon, and as a third-string nose tackle behind Michael Brooks and Terry Williams ... Collected a tackle in the spring's first scrimmage (March 31) and added three stops during the Purple-Gold Game on April 14 ... An "iron" level performer during strength and conditioning testing ... Recorded leaps of 30.5" (vertical) and 8'8 (broad) in addition to lifts of 390 pounds (bench press), 595 (back squat), 308 (power clean) and 1,200 watts (jerk) ... Clocked at 4.96 in the 40-yard dash.
2011: Was redshirted during initial season in Pirate program and served as a member of the defensive scout team ... Officially signed with ECU in February.
High School: A three-year starter and two-time team captain for the Cougars who played both ways - serving as a tight end/fullback in addition to defensive line role ... A two-time First-Team All-Waccamaw Conference honoree and second-team selection as a sophomore ... A 2010 preseason NCPreps.com 3A All-State selection as a defensive lineman ... Guided South Brunswick to an 11-3 record and an appearance in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A state quarterfinals during final campaign ... Booked 62 tackles, five sacks, two forced fumbles and one blocked punt as a senior ... Scored three touchdowns as a fullback on short-yardage carries in a 26-14 victory over Ashley ... Subsequently, was named the WWAY-TV Stevenson Automotive Player-of-the-Week after Ashley heroics ... Made eight receptions for 140 yards and a pair of touchdowns on offense in final campaign ... Tallied 86 tackles, 16 stops for a loss and nine sacks as a junior ... Named the WWAY-TV Player-of-the-Week for August 25, 2009 ... A Second-Team Wilmington StarNews All-Area honoree following junior season ... Labeled by prep coaching staff as an active and physical defender ... Invited to participate in the U.S. Army All-America Combine as a junior ... Named the defensive linemen's Most Valuable Player at the Wilmington/Jacksonville (N.C.) Schuman's National Underclassmen Combine ... South Brunswick head coach was Roman Kelley, who played at Appalachian State when current East Carolina associate head coach and linebackers coach John Wiley was in Boone ... According to ESPN.com, ranks among the top 100 defensive tackles in the country ... Also played basketball and ran track for the Cougars.
Personal: Full name is Terrell DeVonte Stanley ... Son of George and Pamela Stanley ... Major is communications.