Local Freshman sensation Holton Alhers will be the starting quarterback for this Saturday’s homecoming ECU game against Central
Florida. Holton was born and raised in Greenville. He played high school football as the starting quarterback for D H Conley in
Greenville. He has been around Pirate football his whole life. His father Morgan Ahlers is the PA announcer for ECU football and
Holton had some of the top colleges in the country recruiting him like Alabama and Georgia but he chose to stay home at
ECU. Holton has played in 5 games this year as the 3rd string quarterback. There is a new rule this year that freshman can play up
to four games all year and could back next year and still have four years to play.
Since he has played in five games he would have three
years to play. The five games he played he has rushed for 5 touchdowns and throw for one touchdown. This Saturday he will have his hands full as Central Florida Is undefeated has a 19-game winning streak and is rank number 10 in the country.
Written By: Keith Combs