DB-Melequwan Carson back in action for 2023
The Erie Express are happy to announce the return of DB-Melequwan Carson (East, HS) for the 2023 season. Carson begins his fourth season with the Express and returns as one of our All-Pro starters on defense.
This past season season we were crowned USA Bowl Summer Division National Champions, won our Division in the GDFL for the fourth year in a row and qualified for the GDFL National Playoffs for the seventh year in a row. In January of 2023 we headed to Daytona Beach, FL to face the Minneapolis Warriors in the USA Bowl Summer Division National Championship Game. (17-20 loss) The above mentioned team accolades, Mel had a direct hand in making possible.
Carson is a graduate of East, HS in Erie, PA. While at East he was a four year member of the Warrior's football team earning four varsity letters. Melequwan was selected to play in the annual Save an Eye All-Star game as a Senior. In addition to football he was a member of the basketball team for two seasons earning two varsity letters and qualifying for the playoffs his Jr. and Sr. year. After graduating high school Carson boxed for several years fighting out of Bizzaro's Gym in Erie, PA.
"Mel had a breakout season for us last year. He has become one of our leaders on the team and is getting better each day at letting his actions speak all that needs spoken. He ended the season last year named All-Pro and that doesnt happen by accident. He has the team's best interest in his sight and does whatever is needed to make sure we succeed. We are blessed to have him back and are expecting yet another amazing season from him in 2023"-Director of Operations Paul Pennington.
Mel is sponsored by Empower our Youth Foundation. Please visit their website and consider helping if you can. They do an amazing job for our young people.
Welcome back on board the PAINTRAIN Mel! GO EXPRESS!