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Brown signs; Spring reboots

By Al Myatt
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Marquan Brown, a speedster out of Gray's Creek High School in Cumberland County who was the second player to commit to East Carolina's February, 2008, signing class, signed with the Pirates last week, according to a Fayetteville Observer report.

Although there have been indications that Brown may be challenged to qualify academically, the delay was attributed to a mix-up in the paper work necessary for him to sign the national letter.

Brown had some remarkable 40-yard times in workouts prior to his senior season, including a sub-4.2 second clocking. Although he lined up a lot as a running back for the Bears and was recruited by ECU running backs coach Junior Smith, Brown is projected as a receiver/returner for the Pirates.

Spring practice restart

ECU football coach Skip Holtz postponed the scheduled start of spring practice on Wednesday. The Pirates were supposed to go out in shorts and shimmels and work on aspects of the passing game.

High wind and chilly temperatures made practice impractical so Holtz called an audible on Wednesday. Spring workouts will start on Friday with a date to be added to replace Wednesday's cancellation.

PAGE UPDATED 02/28/08 03:37 AM.

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