Sharp Passing Effort, Physical Play Dominate Second Scrimmage
Big-Play Offense, Turnover-Producing Defense Highlight First Scrimmage
East Carolina Wraps Up First Week Of Spring Work
Officially enrolled early at ECU in January of 2013 and joined Pirates for spring drills, thus signed a grant-in-aid with the program instead of a letter-of-intent (per NCAA policy) ... Booked three stops and recovered a fumble during his first collegiate scrimmage on April 6 ... Collected another loose ball and added two tackles a week later in the second tilt, but was not credited with any statistics in the Purple-Gold Game.
High School: A four-year varsity starter (defensive end, running back, quarterback, linebacker) for head coach Randall Gusler at Statesville High School ... A three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and Scout.com who was No. 19 on Tom Lemming's Top 25 Big Backs list ... ESPN.com also labeled him as the 24th-best prospect in the state North Carolina ... Selected to play in the Annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... Chosen as the 3A North Piedmont Player-of-the-Year ... Also earned all-state honors (as a linebacker) from NCPreps.com and all-region accolades from the Charlotte Observer ... Was No. 17 on the Fayetteville Observer Top 50 "college football prospects" list prior to the 2012 campaign and was No. 23 on the Raleigh News & Observer's Top 25 list ... Helped Greyhounds to a 13-2 overall record and 6-0 mark in league play as a senior ... SHS advanced to the state semifinals before falling to Charlotte Catholic in a game where he completed 13-of-28 passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns ... Keyed offensive unit that scored 625 points - an average of 41.7 per game - by throwing for 1,904 yards and 16 TDs, and rushing for 677 yards and 18 additional scores ... Defensively, was credited with 70 tackles, 5.0 sacks, an interception and 99-yard fumble recovery returned for a TD ... Accounted for 266 total yards (169 passing, 97 rushing), all four touchdowns and came up with a key run in the final two minutes to lead the Greyhounds to a 27-21 victory over Belmont South Point in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3AA West Final (state quarterfinals) ... Slated to serve as the Greyhounds' running back as a junior, but injuries forced a change of positions ... Promptly delivered a 55-yard touchdown pass on his first throw ... Overall, completed 108-of-199 passes for 1,427 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2011 ... Also rushed 172 times for 750 yards and 10 scores while leading the Statesville to a 6-2 record over their last eight games when he was starting QB ... An All-North Piedmont Conference pick as a junior after gaining 1,164 yards and 22 TDs as a running back during his sophomore season ... Caught eight balls for 70 yards out of the backfield.
Personal: Full name is Tristan Shakir Mumford ... Born September 24, 1994.