83  T.J. Terrell
T.J. Terrell


San Antonio, Texas

Last College:
Nicholls State

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 173

Inside Wide Receiver


Will open senior year contending for a spot on the depth chart among many pass-catching options in ECU's new air-oriented spread offensive attack ... Should also vie for playing time as a member of various special teams units if full comeback from a nagging knee injury is realized ... Joined the Pirate program as a walk-on transfer during the fall of 2007 ... A speedy receiver who has demonstrated an ability to catch balls in traffic when healthy ... Tied for the team lead with six receptions for 51 yards in the first spring scrimmage (April 3) ... Snagged one ball for three yards in the second spring contest (April 10), but completed spring session with a three-catch, 68-yard performance in the Purple-Gold Game (April 17).

2009: Did not see any game action, primarily because of continuing knee injury rehabilitation efforts.

2008: Experienced action in five games as a special teams performer and off the bench as a reserve receiver before suffering a season-ending knee injury during second half action against Southern Miss ... Made Pirate debut against No. 17 Virginia Tech ... Logged only reception of campaign against Golden Eagles for three yards prior to knee injury ... Enjoyed strong preseason camp that resulted in two-deep status ... Played in first two games before suffering an arm injury in clash vs. Mountaineers which forced him to miss Tulane, N.C. State, Houston and Virginia contests ... Made initial comeback appearance vs. Memphis.

2007: Member of ECU's offensive scout team ... Sat out campaign in compliance with transfer regulations.

2006: Played in eight games at FCS-member Nicholls State, located in Thibodeaux, Louisiana ... Credited with a tackle while playing for the Colonels, a member of the Southland Conference.

High School: A graduate of James Madison High School in San Antonio, Texas ... Earned three football letters as a wide receiver.

Personal: Full name is Terrence Elvin Terrell ... Born December 22, 1987 ... An information technologies major ... Step-son of former Pirate football great and former NFL standout Tony Collins.