|24 Damonte Terry|
A highly-regarded running back who is expected to provide depth and vie for added playing time as a sophomore after experiencing limited action behind a pair of seniors in 2010 ... Athletic ability and quickness will also promote impact-producing role for special teams assignments ... Did not participate in spring drills because of left wrist injury suff ered during a community relations event (basketball game) at the Boys Club prior to the start of the workout period, but is expected to be cleared prior to fall camp.2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
2009: Redshirted during initial season in ECU program ... Officially signed with the Pirates in February, 2009.
High School: Accounted for 3,895 rushing yards and 45 touchdowns during his career at Scotland High School ... A four-year letterman and starter who also served as a two-time team captain for coach Chip Williams ... Also netted 781 all-time receiving yards for the Fighting Scots ... Represented North Carolina with play in the 2008 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game ... Enjoyed his top statistical season as a junior with 1,221 ground yards (15 TD) and 331 receiving yards (two TD) ... Ran for 981 yards (five TD) and hauled in 215 reception yards during senior campaign in 2008 ... As a sophomore, rushed for 897 yards and 13 scores while adding 115 yards and a touchdown on the receiving end ... Opened prep career with a 796-yard rushing effort and a 120-yard reception performance in 2005 despite experiencing action at linebacker as well ... Became only the second SHS player since 1992 to earn a starting nod as a freshman ... Also ran track as a freshman, competing in the 100-meter and 200-meter events.
Personal: Full name is Damonte Lamarr Terry ... Preferred name is Monte ... Born January 15, 1991 at Laurinburg, N.C. ... Son of Richard and Patricia Terry ... Major is communications ... Also considered N.C. State among others before signing with East Carolina ... Lists current Pirate tailback Norman Whitley as the best athlete he's faced (as a high school freshman) ... Fan of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ... Hobbies include reading, working out and swimming ... Lists Dr. Lou (Holtz) as favorite sports announcer ... Credits mother and coaches as positive role models and influences on career.