ECU named senior QB Philip Nelson the starter for 2016.
East Carolina senior WR Isaiah Jones boasts the fourth-best 2015 Pro Football Focus receiving grade of all returning receivers.
Seahawks signed East Carolina LB Montese Overton.
Giants signed East Carolina TE Bryce Williams.
Cal graduate RB Jeffrey Coprich transferred to East Carolina.
East Carolina senior WR Isaiah Jones (shoulder) will not participate in spring practice.
East Carolina dismissed redshirt junior RB Marquez Grayson due to a violation of team rules.
NFL Media analyst Lance Zierlein compared ECU TE Bryce Williams to Cowboys TE Gavin Escobar.
CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler wrote that East Carolina LB Montese Overton "has the athleticism that could move him up some team's draft boards based on his Combine performance."
East Carolina LB Montese Overton is expected to star at next week's combine.
NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks called ECU TE Bryce Williams "a long, rangy pass catcher with sneaky route running skills."
WNCT Greenville's Brain Bailey reports that ECU junior QB Blake Kemp will leave the football program.
ECU AD Jeff Compher said he was "looking for Superman" when he hired Duke OC Scottie Montgomery to be the team's next head coach.
East Carolina hired Duke OC Scottie Montgomery as head coach.
ECU senior TE Bryce Williams "wins in the passing game by slipping past would-be defenders with quickness and balance and making sure-handed catches," according to CBS Sports' Rob Rang.