|22 Terrell Richardson|
Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
Sharp Passing Effort, Physical Play Dominate Second Scrimmage
Big-Play Offense, Turnover-Producing Defense Highlight First Scrimmage
Earned the early appointment as ECU's starting strong safety following the conclusion of spring workouts, although coaches expect stiff competition from Lamar Ivey as preseason camp progresses ... Has made rapid ascend up defensive depth chart following arrival as a walk-on just years ago ... Competitive spirit, grasp of scheme assignments and notable physical development have all fueled progress, as has performance on special teams squads a year ago ... Contributed two tackles during the first two spring scrimmages on March 31 and April 5 ... Finished practice period with another pair of stops in the Purple-Gold Game (April 12) ... Produced some notable power numbers during the spring strength and conditioning testing process ... Can bench press a unit-best 355 pounds, back squat 450, power clean 295 and push jerk 291 - another high-water mark for all defensive backs ... Has a vertical leaping ability of 29" while also recording a 9'3.5" broad jump.
2013: Experienced action in eight games, primarily on special teams units ... Credited with six total tackles, two coming as solo hits ... Made five stops on kickoff coverage unit (one on punt team) ... Posted a season-high two tackles on two occasions - vs. NC State and vs. Ohio in the Beef `O' Brady's Bowl ... Added single stops vs. Tulsa and UAB.
2012: Joined Pirate program as a walk-on prior to fall workouts ... Redshirted as a true freshman and made contributions to both the special teams and defensive scout squads.
High School: Lettered under coach Daniel Finn ... Helped the Bulldogs to a 9-3 overall and 6-1 conference record as a senior ... Returned an interception 12 yards for a touchdown in a 38-7 win over Southern Durham in the second round of the 2010 NCHSAA playoffs ... Played cornerback, safety and outside linebacker ... Also sprinted for the track and field team.
Personal: Full name is Terrell Armaun Richardson ... A criminal justice major who earned ECU Honor Roll status for work in the classroom during the 2014 spring semester.