86  Steve Baggett
Steve Baggett

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Beaufort, S.C.

High School:
Beaufort

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
Tight End

Experience:
HS


High School: A three-year letterman for coach Mark Clifford at Beaufort High School in the Low Country of South Carolina (between Savannah (Ga.) and Charleston) ... Had 29 receptions for 556 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior captain in 2013 to help lead Eagles to a 9-4 record and playoff appearance ... Led BHS to a first-round win over Blythewood (23-15) before falling 23-10 to North Augusta in the next round to end season ... Earned first-team all-area honors from the Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette as both a junior and senior ... Also was a two-time all-region selection and was named to the all-state squad in 2013 ... Selected to compete in the '13 North-South All-Star Game in his home state ... Listed among the top 35 recruits in South Carolina in various recruiting publications ... Caught 18 passes for 372 yards and four TDs as a junior ... Played on both sides of the ball during prep career (defensive end) ... Attendance in ECU summer camps sparked initial interest before giving verbal commitment on June 19 ... BHS head coach (Clifford) earned his master's degree from East Carolina ... Reportedly clocked at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash ... Also is a baseball standout for the Eagles who was an all-state pick after junior season ... Had the second-highest RBI total in the state (2013) ... In all, earned three letters as a centerfielder and pitcher ... A key part of an Eagle squad which captured a regional title and advanced to the '13 Class 4A State Tournament.

Personal: Full name is Stephen Louis Baggett ... Born Sept. 20, 1995 at Beaufort, S.C. ... Son of Steve and Lori Baggett ... Earned membership in the National Honor Society for work in the classroom ... Cited offensive system and Pirates' family atmosphere as primary reasons for signing with ECU ... Hobbies include the beach and piloting WaveRunners.