Meet tight end Davon Drew from East Carolina

April 26, 2009 | Nestor Aparicio

With the 149th pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, the Ravens selected tight end Davon Drew from East Carolina.

Here’s his bio:

Overview

Drew took advantage of ECU’s climb to national prominence early in the season to improve his draft stock. The honorable mention All-Conference USA pick is an ideal H-back candidate because of his size and receiving skills (43 catches for 695 yards and three scores). Came to college a successful high school quarterback out of North Carolina and played quarterback his first two seasons at ECU, so he’s still learning his new position. Scouts think his best football is yet to come. Had an arm span of 34 1/8 inches and a hand span of 9 1/2 inches at the combine.
High School

Helped lead Bears to back-to-back state championship appearances in 2002 and 2003 … Compiled a 30-3 record as a starting quarterback under the direction of coach Chip Williams … The Big East Conference Co-Player-of-the-Year as a junior … A two-time all-conference selection and an all-state pick during senior campaign … Completed 99 of 203 passes for 1,709 yards and 20 TDs while only suffering nine interceptions as a senior … Rushed for 492 yards and eight scores on 107 carries …An All-America selection by PrepStar Magazine … Ranked among the top 25 quarterbacks in the nation according to ESPN.com’s Tom Lemming … Also rated as the 24th-best prospect in North Carolina by PrepStar Magazine … Earned a total of nine varsity letters (four in basketball, three in football and two in track).

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