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4th in American Athletic - East

Marty Smith ESPN 

With the Proehl family (L-R) Blake, Ricky, Kelly, Austin, Blake and Alex. They are so very gracious, and their bond will inspire and motivate you. See why on Fathers Day.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

East Carolina announces three graduate transfer additions from Power 5 programs: Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk, Clemson running back Tyshon Dye and Minnesota defensive lineman Gaelin Elmore. All three will be eligible this season.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

New Bills WR Zay Jones says he has the "best hands in this draft class" when asked about his best attributes. Jones also says he is a "natural football player" and "great teammate."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills select WR Zay Jones at No. 37 after trading up with the Rams from No. 44. Jones was the top receiver remaining on the board and will reunite with Bills WRs coach Phil McGeoghan, who was his position coach at East Carolina last season. Bills needed another target alongside Sammy Watkins and got one.

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98dMel Kiper Jr.

Kiper's favorite 2017 prospects: Zay Jones

The East Carolina receiver looked great at both Mobile and Indianapolis, and he benefits from having an appropriately short memory.

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145dTodd McShay

Zay Jones continues to impress

East Carolina's WR built off his standout showing at the Senior Bowl on Saturday during Day 2 of the combine.

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155dBrett McMurphy

Arrest costs ex-Purdue coach Parker ECU job

Former Purdue interim coach Gerad Parker will not be hired by East Carolina after his arrest Tuesday, an ECU spokesman said.

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156dBrett McMurphy

Ex-Purdue interim coach Parker charged with OVI

Gerad Parker was arrested Tuesday on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He was in the process of joining East Carolina as an assistant coach.

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180dTodd McShay

Jones shows he can get down the field

East Carolina wide receiver was one of the big stars of the Senior Bowl this week, displaying his pass-catching ability and explosive speed.

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181dTodd McShay

Jones' speed wowing scouts at Senior Bowl

Zay Jones, who set an FBS record with 158 receptions this season with 1,746 yards, has displayed surprisingly explosive speed in Senior Bowl practices.

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Nelson shines in Collegiate Bowl

East Carolina quarterback Philip Nelson completed 11 of 18 passes for 102 yards and rushed for a touchdown during Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Carson, Calif. The senior's National team won the exhibition 27-7.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Former NFL coach Mike Martz came away impressed with East Carolina QB Philip Nelson this week at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. "I think Philip is a starter in the league," Martz said.

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Team National win NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Mike Martz, the former Rams head coach, had a message ready for his team when they met to prepare for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: North Carolina has hired East Carolina defensive line coach Deke Adams for the same position. This will be Adams' second stint at UNC (2012). He coached defensive line for Larry Fedora at both Southern Miss and North Carolina, and at South Carolina from 2013 to 2015. Scout.com first reported the hire. Adams replaces Tray Scott, who left to coach defensive line at Ole Miss.

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