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ECU Pirates QB Shane Carden is a Legitimate Heisman Contender

Whenever the East Carolina Pirates hit the field on game day, there is no doubt that senior quarterback Shane Carden is the best player on the field. Carden’s numbers speak for themselves in showing that he is not your average gunslinger. In four short games, Carden has racked up 1,469 passing yards, 11 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Photo used courtesy of wralsportsfan.com...
Via AAC Football Fever
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ECU Trolls North Carolina With Billboard

The East Carolina Pirates rolled over the North Carolina Tar Heels  70-41 this weekend…and ECU isn’t going to let them forget about it anytime soon. Why the blatant troll job you ask? Well, the billboard pictured below is a play on a North Carolina player saying ECU was always beneath them. The billboard is reportedly [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The post ECU...
Via No Coast Bias
7 days ago  |  Discuss

ECU Pirates Have Argument for Nation’s Best Offense

There’s the old cliche in football that defenses win championships. East Carolina does have a great defense, but has an even better offense that runs at a high level and leads the Pirates to many victories. So far this season, the lone loss has come when the offense hasn’t played well. Photo used courtesy of kansascity.com. If you haven’t followed ECU this season, shame on...
Via AAC Football Fever
8 days ago  |  Discuss

American Athletic Conference Weekly Football Honors – Week 4

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly football honors for the fourth week of the college football season. AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Shane Carden • Sr. • QB • East Carolina • Houston, Texas Carden led East Carolina to its second straight win against a top-25 opponent as he completed...
Via Sox and Dawgs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why ECU Pirates Won’t Slow Down Anytime Soon

If you look back at our AAC expert picks for Week 4, you can tell that I was little worried about East Carolina. Photo used courtesy of usatoday.com. Yes, I’m the only genius that picked the Pirates to stumble against a North Carolina team that had so much promise heading into the season. My reasoning? It was simply the perfect scenario for a letdown. A team scores a monumental...
Via AAC Football Fever
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How Does North Carolina Give Up 70...???

((HT: WNCT-TV))Larry Fedora has some 'splaining to do...How, in the age of trying to improve your defensive stock do you do this...???Allow East Carolina QB Shane Carden to throw for 438 yardsAllow three second quarter touchdowns, including a pick-6Allow 789 total yards by the Pirates offenseAllow the most points scored in school historyAllow the most yards in school historyBottom...
Via Online Sports Guys
9 days ago  |  Discuss

East Carolina beats North Carolina 70-41

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Shane Carden threw for 438 yards and four touchdowns to help East Carolina beat North Carolina 70-41 on Saturday, turning in another dominating performance against its instate rival. True freshman Trevon Brown had two touchdown catches for the Pirates (3-1), including a 55-yarder less than a minute into the game. East Carolina took control with three second...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

East Carolina WR Cam Worthy suspended 2 games

The East Carolina Pirates will be without their top wide receiver Cam Worthy for their next two games, as he has been suspended for violating the student code of conduct, according to Fox Sports Carolinas' Lauren Brownlow. Worthy's suspension will run through October 4th, so he will miss Saturday's in-state showdown against North Carolina and the game against SMU. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels at East Carolina Pirates: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the North Carolina Tar Heels will travel to take on the East Carolina Pirates. North Carolina (2-0) will look to avoid being the latest victim of an 2-1 East Carolina team what upset Virginia Tech a week ago. Coverage of the game between North Carolina and East Carolina will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, NC...
Via Tireball.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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
17 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
25 days ago  |  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
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