Developing prospect . . . Has excellent size and strength . . . Should contend for playing time this season . . . Competes hard . . . Intelligent player . . . Strong on the puck . . . Has the ability to contribute offensively over time . . . Team-oriented individual with good character . . . Skates well and provides energy to the lineup . . . Inked with Ferris State during early November signing period.
Spent the 2006-07 season with the St. Louis (Mo.) Bandits of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) and was a teammate of current FSU’s goaltender Pat Nagle . . . Coached by Jon Cooper . . . Helped lead St. Louis to a 43-14-5 overall record as the Bandits captured the NAHL’s South Division title and then the Robertson Cup as the NAHL playoff champion (USA Hockey’s Tier II Junior A National Champion) . . . Place eighth among 2006-07 team points leaders with 29 points on a squad third-best 17 goals and 12 assists in 54 contests for St. Louis . . . Recorded three power-play lamplighters and and four game-winning tallies during the 2006-07 regular season . . . Totaled six points with two goals and four helpers in 11 2007 league playoff outings . . . His 29 points total tied for 101st place on the NAHL scoring charts . . . Team Michigan Select 16 Team member . . . Competed for Honeybaked (Detroit, Mich.) at the midget level for coach Jon Kisil . . . A 2006 graduate of Saginaw (Mich.) Heritage High School . . . Played prep hockey for two seasons under head coach Gene Ayotte . . . Two-time (2004 & 2005) varsity letterwinner in baseball.
Son of Karen Pococke . . . Born 12/30/87 in Saginaw, Mich. . . . His mother works as a x-ray technician . . . Nickname is “Po” . . . Enjoys sports . . . Shoots: Right . . . Career exploration major.