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East Carolina Fails Miserably On Punt Return Against Virginia Tech (GIF)

The East Carolina Pirates are probably going to work on downing punts this week during practice. After Virginia Tech’s punter drilled a beautiful punt Saturday, which bounced near the goal line and could’ve been downed inside the five yard line, five Pirates tried to field the ball, but none of them were able to execute the routine operation. First, two players went for a jump...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

East Carolina upsets No. 17 Virginia Tech

Cam Worthy had a huge day for the East Carolina Pirates with six catches for 224 yards, and quarterback Shane Carden had three touchdowns as the Pirates upset No. 17 Virginia Tech. Carden went 23 of 47 for 427 yards and three touchdowns which were distributed to three different receivers. The 427 yards of passing […]
Via Full Scale Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: ECU Pirates Think Football Is Lava, Mess Up Downing Punt at 1-Yard Line

Shane Carden and the ECU Pirates went into Blacksburg and took care of business against Virginia Tech, beating the Hokies 28-21 after a last-minute touchdown drive that took the lead with just :16 remaining in the game. It was a colossal win for ECU, which came off a hard-fought loss to South Carolina in Columbia the week prior, and is now seemingly in great position to contend...
Via AAC Football Fever
2 days ago  |  Discuss

East Carolina stuns No. 17 Virginia Tech 28-21

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden threw three touchdown passes and scored a rushing touchdown with 16 seconds left to lead the Pirates to a 28-21 upset of No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday. Carden completed 23 of 47 passes for 427 yards in carrying the Pirates to their first victory over a ranked team since 2009 when they beat then-No. 18 Houston 38-32 in...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. East Carolina Pirates: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday the Virginia Tech Hokies will host the East Carolina Pirates. With a win over Ohio State last week, Virginia Tech (2-0) has climbed into the top 25. Now they must defeat East Carolina if they wish to stay there. Coverage of the game between Virginia Tech and East Carolina will air on ESPN beginning t 12:00 pm ET at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, VA. The Odds...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons ECU Upsets Virginia Tech

The East Carolina Pirates have hard task facing them for the second straight week in a row as they travel to Blacksburg, VA to face the Hokies of Virginia Tech. While the odds are stacked against the Pirates, they should look to upset the No. 17 Hokies, and here are five reasons why. Reason No. 1 Shane Carden Here Carden is again making it on the watchlist radar, what a shocker...
Via AAC Football Fever
3 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. East Carolina Pirates: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the South Carolina Gamecocks look to get in the win column as they host the East Carolina Pirates. No. 21 South Carolina (0-1) is picking up the pieces after a thrashing at the hands of Texas A&M. Meanwhile East Carolina (1-0) would love noting more than to upend the Gamecocks. Coverage of the game between South Carolina and East Carolina will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN...
Via Tireball.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

ECU DE Terrell Stanley out for 2014, continuing rehab after car accident

East Carolina junior defensive end Terrell Stanley will miss the entire 2014 season as a result of serious injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Feb. 12. The school confirmed that Stanley has "demonstrated continued progress" during the rehabilitation process, but needs more time before returning to the field. "Terrell has come a long way and we admire his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

ECU kicker nails 50-yard field goal blindfolded

It's the offseason and still a few more weeks before spring practices kick off across college football. In the meantime, East Carolina kicker Davis Plowman and a few of his Pirates teammates are having a little fun. With his shirt over his head and the ball spinning freely after the snap, Plowman nails a 50-yard field goal. Plowman only had one field goal attempt last season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

East Carolina unveils fantastic all-black uniforms

The East Carolina Pirates unveiled their new all-black uniforms for their game against Florida Atlantic on Thursday and they are awesome.  Purple and black is a fantastic combination and the gold accents the jerseys perfectly.  These jerseys should make their way into the permanent rotation for ECU. [Lost Lettermen]  
Via Diehardsport
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina unveils all-black uniforms, helmets for ‘Paint It Black’ game

The East Carolina Pirates will be breaking these excellent, all-black uniforms and helmets out against Florida Atlantic for the "Paint It Black" game.
Via Gamedayr
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Walmart In Greenville Creates Impressive Display To Show Support For East Carolina Pirates

We’ve seen some pretty impressive grocery store displays showing support for local teams before. Recently, we’ve shown you displays from Illinois, Notre Dame, and a local Omaha store stepped up for the College World Series. Now, a Walmart in Greenville, North Carolina is getting in on the fun. Here’s its awesome display supporting the East Carolina Pirates:  @darrenrovell...
Via College Spun
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina honors ailing child

If imitation is the greatest form of flattery, what Nebraska did to honor an ailing young boy at its spring game sparked a similar tribute from East Carolina University on Saturday. The Cornhuskers honored Jack Hoffman by letting him run for a touchdown a week ago. The good vibe provided a spark for the Pirates, who replicated the act as a kind gesture for 8-year-old Noah Roberts...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Bowl Primer: East Carolina vs Louisiana

Who: East Carolina Pirates (8-4) vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (8-4) Where: Superdome When: Saturday, December 22nd, Noon EST TV: ESPN Line: Louisiana by 4.5 Jay (0-1 overall, 0-1 ATS): I'm a big fan of the job Mark Hudspeth has done at Lafayette, and I'm honestly surprised that it looks like he's going to make it through another spin of the coaching...
Via College Football Zealots
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

East Carolina 84, NC Central 76

Miguel Paul scored a career-high 25 points as East Carolina pulled away in the second half from North Carolina Central 84-76 Thursday night. Paul was only 4 of 12 from the field, but hit 15 of 17 free throws for the Pirates (8-4), who have won four straight. The back-and-forth first half was tied eight times, with East Carolina leading 39-35 at the break. After the Eagles (7-7...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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