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TU: Molded By David Cutcliffe, Scottie Montgomery Ready for ECU

East Carolina athletic director Jeff Compher made a move that shocked many less than two weeks ago when he announced the decision to relieve head coach Ruffin McNeill of his responsibilities, following the conclusion of a 5-7 (3-5 American) season amidst a year of rebuilding and transition. It wasn’t the most popular decision, either; over 7,000 fans and alumni signed a petition...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

East Carolina's Montgomery hires 4 staffers, retains 1 coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) New East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery will retain secondary coach Rick Smith and has hired four new staffers. The school announced the moves Wednesday. Smith has been part of two conference titles and six bowl appearances in two stints with the Pirates, most recently under fired former coach Ruffin McNeill. Montgomery hired former Vanderbilt associate...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Vanderbilt assistant to become East Carolina DC

The Vanderbilt Commodores coaching staff is set to undergo a change. On Tuesday, Thayer Evans of Sports Illustrated reported that Vanderbilt associate head coach Kenwick Thompson is set to leave his position with the Commodores to become the defensive coordinator at East Carolina. Vanderbilt assoc. HC & LBs coach Kenwick Thompson is new DC for East Carolina HC Scottie Montgomery...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Duke assistant Montgomery introduced as ECU's new head coach

On Monday former Duke offensive coordinator and associate head coach, Scottie Montgomery, was introduced as the new head coach at East Carolina.The 37-year old Montgomery played wide receiver for the Blue Devils from 1996-99 and did two tours of duty as a member of Duke’s coaching staff.From 2006-09, Montgomery served as the school’s wide receivers coach before taking the same...
Via Fox Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Success at Duke helps Montgomery earn East Carolina job

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Scottie Montgomery has already helped do what once was seemingly thought impossible: Duke regularly receiving bowl invitations. That success helped earn the 37-year-old his first head coaching job, putting him in charge of an East Carolina program that he says is in much better shape than those old Blue Devils teams. ''The one thing that I know about the...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

East Carolina picks Duke OC Montgomery as head coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) East Carolina hired Duke offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery as its head coach, athletic director Jeff Compher announced Sunday night. Montgomery will be formally introduced Monday and will start his new job Jan. 1. Contract details were not immediately available. In searching for a replacement for the fired Ruffin McNeill, Compher said he wanted '...
Via Associated Press
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: ECU expected to hire Duke OC Montgomery as new coach

Duke offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery is expected to be hired as head coach at East Carolina, a source told FOX Sports Saturday night.The 37-year-old North Carolina native, a Duke grad, has been the Blue Devils’ offensive coordinator the past two seasons.ECU fired Ruffin McNeill, an ECU alum, last week. McNeill had won 23 games in the past three years.Bruce Feldman is a...
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Steelers WR Coach Set To Become ECU Head Coach

Just a little mop up duty here late on Saturday night. Former Pittsburgh Steelers‘ WR coach Scottie Montgomery will be announced as the East Carolina head coach. The hiring was first reported by Bruce Feldman. #Duke OC Scottie Montgomery is set to become the next head coach at #ECU, source... The post Ex-Steelers WR Coach Set To Become ECU Head Coach appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke first-year OC Scottie Montgomery brings aggression, continuity

Duke first-year offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery certainly has big shoes to fill in those of Kurt Roper, who left to take the same job at Florida in early 2014. Roper had been with Cutcliffe on and off -- but mostly on -- since 1996, which is an eternity in the world of coaching. He'd been with Cutcliffe at Duke since the Cutcliffe era began in 2008, and Duke has never lacked...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke promotes WRs coach Montgomery to OC

Duke has promoted receivers coach Scottie Montgomery to offensive coordinator. Coach David Cutcliffe announced Montgomery's promotion Monday. Montgomery had been considered the favorite to replace Kurt Roper after he left in December for the same coordinator's job at Florida. Cutcliffe says Montgomery will also work with Duke's quarterbacks and will call the offensive plays. ...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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