Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


EAST CAROLINA RUMORS

East Carolina Shows The World How NOT To Defend The Hail Mary

The East Carolina Pirates were beating the Central Florida Knights 30-25 late in the fourth quarter and should of had the game all wrapped up. Then this happened; Just like that UCF wins the game and a share of the American Athletic Conference title. This is just terrible defense, like really really bad. the ECU defenders had 51 yards to think about this lob from Justin Holman to...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  Discuss

UCF Beats ECU With 51-Yard Hail Mary

The UCF Knights were down, 30-26, against the East Carolina Pirates so Justin Holman threw up the Hail Mary landing in Breshad Perriman's hands for the game-winning 51-yard touchdown. [Barstool Sports]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this ECU defender unstrapping his helmet as UCF wins on Hail Mary?

With more than half the field standing between UCF and the end zone and just seconds left to play, all East Carolina had to do to seal the win was knock down a Hail Mary pass that had no business being caught.  Turns out that was easier said than done: Besides the throw beating two Pirates defenders, it didn't help that a third appeared as if he may have started unbuckling his helmet...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

UCF Knights at East Carolina Pirates: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

A share of the American Athletic Conference is on the line Thursday night when the UCF Knights travel to take on the East Carolina Pirates. There is no Conference championship game in the AAC however one is hardly needed as this one basically is a winner take all anyway. Both UCF and East Carolina enter this game at 8-3 overall and a win in this one means a bigger bowl this Holiday...
Via Tireball.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Departing Offensive Firepower Difficult to Replace for East Carolina

It’s been a lot of fun to watch the East Carolina Pirates this year as they gashed opponent after opponent with their high-powered offense. The unit has the No. 3-ranked passing game (364.6 yards per contest) and No. 14 in scoring (37.8). It’s been a hell of a ride with Shane Carden and Justin Hardy, among others, […] The post Departing Offensive Firepower Difficult to Replace...
Via AAC Football Fever
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will East Carolina Play This Bowl Season?

The Peach Bowl is no longer in play for recently floundering East Carolina; back-to-back losses to Temple and Cincinnati sunk the Pirates’ major bowl aspirations. But going to a bowl is a gift for a great season, which ECU has had. If the Pirates beat UCF to end the regular season and send Shane Carden out with […] The post Who Will East Carolina Play This Bowl Season? appeared...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

East Carolina WR Hardy breaks FBS career receptions record

After a late-season downswing, the East Carolina Pirates' dreams of breaking into a major FBS bowl fell off a couple weeks ago. The school's 2014 season will still go down in history, however, if only for wide receiver Justin Hardy's career production. The senior from Vanceboro, N.C., has been a model of consistency for the high-powered East Carolina offense over the past three-plus...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Bold Predictions for East Carolina’s Game vs. Tulane

The 2014 campaign hasn’t been going according to plan for the East Carolina Pirates. Back-to-back losses have set back the dream season, but there couldn’t be a better recipe for success this weekend than to face Tulane. Tulane’s season hasn’t panned out the way it would have wanted either. As the losses mount up for the […] The post 5 Bold Predictions for East Carolina’s...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

ECU's Hardy closes in on all-time catch record

Justin Hardy is close to completing a remarkable climb at East Carolina: from walk-on receiver to the all-time receptions leader in college Football's Bowl Subdivision. The fifth-year senior needs four catches - less than half his weekly average - to set the record Saturday against Tulane. ''I really don't think about it,'' he said. ''The more I think...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

With Second AAC Loss, Where Does East Carolina Go from Here?

The East Carolina Pirates‘ early season form had many pegging them for an American Athletic Conference championship and an invitation to an Access Bowl this year. But after consecutive losses to Temple and Cincinnati, the questions are being asked about what went wrong, and where the team goes now. I’ll tell you where: The Pirates will […] The post With Second AAC Loss, Where...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

AAC Power Rankings: ECU Drops, Memphis Takes Over as No. 1

The aacfootballfever.com staff members provided their American Athletic Conference power rankings on Sunday afternoon, and for the first time since Week 2, the East Carolina Pirates are not the No. 1 team. In fact, they’re not even in the Top 3. As I predicted in last week’s rankings, another shift in power was approaching—and Cincinnati […] The post AAC Power Rankings: ECU...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sloppy No. 23 East Carolina commits 5 turnovers, falls to Temple

PHILADELPHIA -- Kenny Harper rushed for two touchdowns and Temple forced five fumbles in beating No. 23 East Carolina 20-10 Saturday for its first victory over a ranked opponent since 1998. The loss snapped a five-game winning streak for the Pirates (6-2, 3-1 AAC), who were whistled for 10 penalties worth 105 yards. The loss also spoiled East Carolina's bid for the best eight-game...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Chaos: ECU and UCF Lose

Today brought in a huge shake up in the AAC. The two favorites in the league based on reputation and results have gone down on the road. East Carolina had their dreams shattered with an absolutely horrific performance in a 20-10 loss at Temple. The Pirates held Temple to only 135 yards of total offense, but turned the ball over 5 times, all on fumbles. Shane Carden was merely mortal...
Via Bearcats Blog
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

For East Carolina Quarterback Shane Carden, it’s All About Family

While speaking with Shane Carden for this article, the recording device temporarily malfunctioned, thus delaying the interview briefly. The East Carolina quarterback was not phased, bothered or at all irritated by the unfortunate mishap and waited patiently to ensure everything was accurately recorded. The composed and polite leader of the 21st-ranked (AP) Pirates even offered...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

University of South Florida screws up their homecoming shirts

The University of South Florida hosts East Carolina this weekend for their homecoming game. To help celebrate, the school has decided to make shirts for students to where to the game. But there is a real big problem with the shirts the school made. South Florida’s school colors are green and gold, but the shirts are purple which is East Carolina’s school color. Now that the school...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 09, 2014  |  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
September 13, 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, but...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: ECU punter Davis Plowman kicks a 50-yd FG...blindfolded

East Carolina University kicker Davis Plowman kicks a spinning football 50 yards through the uprights...with a hoodie over his face.worthgregory's video on InstagramEmbed by embedinstagram.com**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2 ECU players involved in single-car accident

East Carolina says defensive end Terrell Stanley is in critical condition after he and a teammate were involved in a single-car accident in Greenville. The school said Wednesday that Stanley was being treated at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after the accident Wednesday morning. Offensive tackle Isaac Harris was a passenger in a car driven by Stanley to school from their...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio Bobcats vs. East Carolina Pirates: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Monday the Ohio Bobcats and East Carolina Pirates will face off against one another in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. Ohio (7-5) and East Carolina (9-3) will each be showcasing themselves in this daytime game on Monday. Coverage of the game between Ohio and East Carolina will air on ESPN beginning at 2:00 pm ET from Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, FL. The Odds: The East...
Via Tireball.com
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina runs away from NC A&T, 84-71

Akeem Richmond and Paris Roberts-Campbell each scored 21 points to power East Carolina to an 84-71 win over North Carolina A&T Saturday night. The Pirates (9-2), coming off a week-long break for final exams, built a 17-point lead in the first half behind Richmond's 15-point effort. Roberts-Campbell had 15 of his points in the second half to help seal the win. Caleb White...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


East Carolina News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Manziel was late after throwing party?

Amari Cooper not a fan of New Orleans

Harbaugh to Mich. is done deal

WATCH: Jennifer Lawrence supports Louisville with chant

Did Bielema do ‘Horns Down’?

WATCH: Beamer busts a move

Bears could clean house after season

Nebraska chancellor booed by players?

Johnny Manziel fined by Browns

Castro questioned after shooting

Rory McIlroy trolled with 'Sweet Caroline'

Browns suspend Josh Gordon




Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.