ECU Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Welcomes Back 14 Returning Starters, 50 Lettermen
Pirates Dodge Weather, Use Shell Workout To Finish Scrimmage Preparations
Appears ready for a transition into a more prominent playing role after two seasons on ECU' scout squads ... Ended spring work with a top reserve assignment behind senior all-league standout Will Simmons at right guard ... Could also experience action on the left side if needed and figures into early plans as a front line special teams blocker ... Continued ascent on unit's two-deep during career, especially after Simmons' departure, should be achieved if development in strength and conditioning is realized to full potential ... Lifts of significance during spring testing include a 335-pound bench press, a 480-pound back squat and a 300-pound push jerk.
2012: Did not experience any game action as a redshirt freshman, but again served as a member of the scout team.
2011: Redshirted during true rookie season and contributed efforts on scout squad ... Signed with the Pirate program in February.
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 post-season 2010 First-Team NCPreps.com 4A All-State member ... Also a post-season 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 as a team captain - 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 outside linebacker Jacob Geary ... Rated as the 37th-best prospect in the state of North Carolina according to Scout.com ... An Honor Roll performer in the classroom.
Personal: Full name is Tre' Michael Robertson ... Born April 26, 1993 at Chapel Hill, N.C. ... A criminal justice major ... Enjoys playing basketball during spare time.