Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Upcoming Navy Game
A dedicated, unselfi sh program-type performer who has enjoyed continued popularity with his teammates and the Pirate fan base as one of the program's top special teams stalwarts ... Earned every minute of playing time after joining the roster as a walk-on in the fall of 2008 ... Also serves as a reserve in the secondary at either of the safety positions, but will be primarily counted on to provide a special teams spark for the third-straight season ... Collected two tackles in the first spring scrimmage April 2, but was not credited with any statistics during the last two contests.
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2008: Redshirted during first season in the ECU program after earning roster position as a fall walk-on under previous coaching staff.
High School: A three-year letterman and senior team captain at Eastern Alamance High School for coach John Kirby ... Helped Eagles to an overall record of 29-11 and a pair of conference titles as a member of the varsity squad during sophomore, junior and senior campaigns ... A two-time all-region and All-Mid-State Conference selection ... Also secured region and conference defensive player-of-the-year honors during junior season in 2006 ... An all-state (3A) performer in 2007 as a senior ... Earned four additional letters in track, competing in the long jump, triple jump and 4x100 relay events.
Personal: Full name is William Edward Wallace, Jr. ... Born March 14, 1990 at Goldsboro, N.C. ... A management (accounting) major who earned inclusion on ECU's Honor Roll in the spring semester (2011) for work in the classroom ... A golf enthusiast who is approaching scratch status ... Father Bill was a three-year letterman as a fullback and linebacker for the Pirates in 1969, 1970 and 1971 before earning an invitation to the Washington Redskins training camp after collegiate career ... Lists former Tar Heel and current Cleveland Browns receiver Greg Little as the best athlete he's faced to date (during high school) ... Successfully competed as a diver during youth years, capturing back-to-back county championships ... Says working at an antique auction was his favorite summer or part-time job ... Credits parents as most infl uential on career.