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Number of known commitments to date: 1
Most recent update (02.18.17): Added thumbnail sketch for Raleigh (NC) Leesville Road High School C PEYTON WINSTEAD.
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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)