HighSchoolOT On The Trail

ECU offers Southern Durham sophomore Taron Beauford

Posted May 9

Taron Beauford (1) runs the ball.  Southern Durham defeats E.E. Smith 35-19 on August 19, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. (Jerome Carpenter/HighSchoolOT Contributor)

— Southern Durham sophomore Taron Beauford has received a scholarship offer from East Carolina, a source told HighSchoolOT.com Tuesday afternoon.

ECU is the first football program to offer the standout sophomore a scholarship.

The multi-faceted Beauford lined up at multiple positions for the Spartans last season.

He completed two passes for 160 yards, both for touchdowns as a sophomore.

Beauford also tallied 55 carries for 401 rushing yards and five touchdowns, and 14 catches for 304 yards and three scores.

The rising junior recorded 825 all-purpose yards and 12 total touchdowns.​

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