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3-9, 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.

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ECU coach surprises player's mom with full scholarship for Mother's Day (0:59)

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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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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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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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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Jones named to ESPN's squad

Zay Jones makes ESPN's All-American team after leading the nation with 158 receptions. Only 16 players had half as many catches as Jones. ESPN's All-Americans

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Watch: Home Depot College Football Awards Show

Nine individual awards will be handed out, including the Maxwell Award for Player of the Year. This year's Maxwell finalists are Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield and Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Who will win the Biletnikoff Award?

The Biletnikoff Award for nation's most outstanding receiver is a crowded field, which includes Zay Jones, who broke the FBS single-season record for receptions at 158. Edward Aschoff feels strongly about Dede Westbrook. Award show picks

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

ECU WR Zay Jones on catching a FBS single-season record 158 passes this season: "I expect to dominate every game. I never go into a game thinking I'm not going to catch under 10 balls. That's just not the person I am, I want as many as possible. Some might see it as selfish, but that's just the competitor in me. I like the pressure to be on me. I want to be the go-to guy in the red zone on fourth down. I want it on my shoulders."