Rocco Scarfone

  • Pos CB
  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 178

Prospect Info

  • High School Northern Guilford
  • City Greensboro, NC
  • Exp 2011 - ...

East Carolina Pirates

  • Jersey #10
  • Class
  • Age 31

As a Prospect


  • Class 2011
  • Committed 6/26/2010
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H.S. Scouting Report

H.S. Athletic Background

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2013: Made valuable scout team contributions as a sophomore, but did not participate in game action under first-year coordinator Rick Smith.

2012: Played 12 games as a redshirt freshman ... Experienced action in the Pirates' secondary and as a member of the special teams unit ... Tallied 12 tackles (four solo) with one pass breakup (UTEP) ... Made collegiate debut in the season opener against Appalachian State on special teams ... Recorded solo tackle on a pass play in the second quarter against South Carolina, his first career stop ... Tallied a career-best four tackles (two solo) at Southern Miss ... Played in a reserve role at North Carolina booking two stops (both assists) on passing plays ... Recorded a pair of tackles vs. UTEP and Houston ... Eight of 12 stops were on passing plays ... Recorded three tackles as a member of special teams unit (KOR).

2011: Did not experience any game action as a redshirt during true freshman season ... Cited by coaching staff for efforts on the scout team ... Signed with the ECU program in February.

High School: A three-year, two-way starter for the Northern Guilford program, which began playing varsity football in 2008 ... Played both quarterback and cornerback ... Guided the Nighthawks to the 2010 North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 3AA championship with a 21-20 victory over Shelby Crest ... Was a perfect 10-of-10 passing during the Crest tilt, throwing for 128 yards and a trio of touchdowns ... During state title run, defeated four conference champions in first five playoff victories ... Played as a receiver and defensive back for much of senior year due to a broken hand suffered in a 15-14 loss to Dudley during the third week of the season ... Threw two touchdown passes against Northeast Guilford, Rockingham County, Triton and Hunt ... Earned First-Team All-Mid-State 3A Conference honors as a defensive back during final campaign ... Nighthawks went 26-4 overall with a 13-1 mark in league action over final two years ... Helped Northern Guilford to the NCHSAA quarterfinals as a junior, when he was a first-team all-league honoree at quarterback ... Completed 122-of-197 passes for 2,303 yards and 29 touchdowns during junior season ... Nighthawks went 10-1 during initial varsity season ... Played for the school's junior varsity program as a freshman in 2007 ... Coached by Johnny Roscoe ... Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Combine in January, 2010 ... Also earned four track letters (100, 200, 4x1, 4x2) ... A 4.0 Honor Roll student in the classroom.

Personal: Full name is Rocco Joseph Scarfone ... Born June 20, 1992 at Greensboro, N.C. ... An ECU Dean's List (2012 fall semester, 2013 spring semester) and Honor Roll (2011 fall semester) performer academically as a communication major ... Father, Rocco Sr., was a professional boxer ... An enthusiast of the Call of Duty games.

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