Pirates Dodge Weather, Use Shell Workout To Finish Scrimmage Preparations
Used a strong initial spring practice period to gain depth chart inclusion as Will Simmons' top backup at the right guard position ... Could also experience action on the left side if needed and figures into early plans as a front-line special teams contributor ... Continued ascent on unit's two-deep during career should be achieved if development in strength and conditioning is realized to full potential.
2011: Did not experience any game action, but served as a member of the scout team.
High School: Three-year starter and letterwinner for the Rockets ... An All-Piedmont Athletic Conference-6 4-A Conference selection as a junior and senior ... A preseason and postseason 2010 First-Team NCPreps.com 4A All-State member ... Also a postseason NCPreps.com Second Team All-State honoree for all divisions ... Added a Durham Herald Sun All-Area selection after senior year ... During 2010, helped Person gain 3,221 yards of total offense - 1,603 through the air and 1,618 on the ground ... Rockets averaged 20.5 points per game during senior year as team won three of its last four contests ... Credited by prep coaching staff as an excellent pass protector with quick feet ... Guided team to 6-5 record as a junior ... Played final season for head coach Lou Geary, father of current ECU linebacker Jake Geary ... Rated as the 37th-best prospect in the state of North Carolina according to scout.com.
Personal: Has not declared a college major.