|67 Will Foxx|
Should be in a position to provide quality depth as a backup left guard to open the fall ... Hoping to experience ample playing time for the first time as a junior, both on the offensive unit and as a special teams blocker, after an idle pair of seasons ... Numbers in the strength and conditioning phase of his development are solid with lifts of 360 pounds (bench press), 600 (back squat), 265 (power clean), unit-best 331 (push jerk) ... Also has a 26.5" vertical leap and a 7'5.5" broad jump.
2013: Did not play in any contests as a sophomore ... Spent majority of year working with depth chart unit during practice.
2012: Did not experience game-day action as a redshirt freshman ... Contributed preparation role as scout team performer.
2011: Redshirted during first official year in the ECU program ... Signed with the Pirates in February.
High School/Prep School: Spent three years at Page High School in Greensboro before transferring to Oak Ridge, a first-year independent program, for final campaign ... Fractured fibula and tibula during first game of senior season and missed remainder of the year ... Still was able to record 10 pancake blocks on offense and four tackles on defense in opener in 2010 ... As a junior, played both ways for Page and tallied six sacks to go along with 50 tackles ... Offensively, picked up 60 pancake blocks (five per game) and graded out at 86 percent in 2009 and was named to the All-Metro 4-A team while also earning all-area honors ... Started as a sophomore and junior for Page's offensive and defensive lines, while serving as team captain all three seasons ... Earned late-season call up to varsity squad toward end of freshman season ... Coached by Kevin Gillespie at Page High School ... An honorable mention selection for the Scout.com U.S. Army All-America Combine Team in January, 2010 ... Settled in at the left guard position as a sophomore and opened 12 games to help PHS to the third round of the 4-A playoffs ... Earned linemen accolades from both the Shuman's National Underclassmen and Blue Chip Football Combines ... Also lettered in track twice at Page, earning Metro 4-A honors in the shot put and discus as a sophomore ... Played basketball as a sophomore as well and received the MVP Big Man Award, along with All-Metro 4-A Conference status ... Coach at Oak Ridge was Otis Yelverton.
Personal: Full name is William Harold Foxx III ... Born Nov. 29, 1992 at Hempstead, N.Y. ... Son of William and Cherie Foxx ... A family community services major who earned ECU Honor Roll status for work in the classroom during the 2014 spring semester ... Father and uncle (Michael Foxx) both played prep basketball in Hempstead ... Cousin P.J. Foxx played collegiate football (center) at North Carolina Central ... Hobbies include cooking, fishing, traveling and watching Netflix ... Has two brothers (Wesley, Whitten) and a sister (Whittney) ... Says deep-rooted family, including grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins, is the most dominant and positive force in his life.