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Minnesota DE Gaelin Elmore To ECU

Minnesota graduate transfer D-End Gaelin Elmore chose the Pirates over Arizona and others.

6-6, 275 pound Minnesota graduate transfer defensive Gaelin Elmore announced his decision Friday afternoon to continue his college football career at East Carolina.

The Pirates had made the cut along with Arizona last Friday when he announced that he would make a final decision in a week.

Elmore also helds offers from West Virginia, Oregon and Texas Tech.

Last season Elmore had 16 tackles to go along with, four tackles for loss and three fumble recoveries for Minnesota.

Elmore could very well change the dynamics of the ECU defense when combined with several others who return next season.

He was the ranked as the fourth best prospect in Wisconsin coming out of high school and the 22nd best defensive end nationally.

As a member of the class of 2014, Elmore held offers from Minnesota, Indiana, Iowa State, Michigan State, Nebraska, Vanderbilt and Wisconsin.

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