Thumbnail Sketches by Al Myatt.
Click on linked names to go to recruit profiles by Sammy Batten.
Number of known commitments to date: 4
Most recent update (05.25.17): Added link to Sammy Batten feature profile on Raleigh (NC) Leesville Road High School C PEYTON WINSTEAD.
Note: Thumbnail sketches displayed in red font are for previously committed players whose recruiting statuses have changed.
HOLTON AHLERS (6-4, 235) QB, Pitt County D.H. Conley … Ahlers became the first commitment for East Carolina’s 2018 recruiting class on Monday, Jan. 30. … Ahlers threw for 4,503 yards with 51 touchdowns and nine interceptions in 2016 as a high school junior. … He ran for 911 yards and 15 scores for a team that went 8-4 overall and 5-1 in the Eastern Carolina 4-A/3-A Conference. … The Vikings are coached by Nate Connor. … ECU wide receivers coach Phil McGeoghan was listed as the primary recruiter for Ahlers with Pirates quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator Tony Petersen in a supporting role. … Ahlers also had offers from Charlotte and N.C. State. … Programs showing interest included Clemson, Duke, Elon, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Michigan, North Carolina, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oregon, Penn State, South Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and Wisconsin. … Rated a four-star recruit. … Morgan Ahlers, ECU’s public address announcer at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, is Ahlers’ dad. [Listed 01.30.17] (Image source: 247sports.com)
MYLES BERRY (6-2, 190) S, Greensboro Dudley High School … Berry committed to East Carolina on April 24. … The Pirates offered Berry on April 1. … New defensive line coach Robert Prunty was the primary recruiter. … Berry also had offers from Air Force, Army, Howard, Eastern Kentucky and Navy. … Berry had three solo tackles and three assists for Dudley in a 54-0 win over Cape Fear in the 2016 NCHSAA 4-A championship at N.C. State’s Carter-Finley Stadium. … The Panthers, coached by Stephen Davis, compiled a 15-1 record during Berry’s junior season. … Berry visited ECU for Junior Day on April 1 and attended the Pirate spring game on April 22. [Listed 04.25.17] (Image source: 247sports.com)
TREY LOVE (6-3, 236) DE, Southeast Guilford, Greensboro … Love committed to the Pirates on April 3. … Defensive line coach Robert Prunty was the primary recruiter. … Charlotte had an offer on the table and Florida State and North Carolina also had interest. … Rated as a three-star recruit. … Listed as the 43rd best prospect in North Carolina by 247sports.com. … Love helped Southeast to a 6-6 overall record in 2016. The Falcons were 3-2 in league play. … Love had three sacks as a high school junior and one fumble-causing hit. … He also contributed on offense with 47 carries for 235 yards with one touchdown. … Love had two receptions for 24 yards. [Listed 04.04.17] (Image source: Scout.com)