East Carolina football


ECU Linebacker Jeremy Grove Announces End Of Playing Career

Multiple On-Field Injuries Sidelines Pirate Defender Who Recorded 246 Stops In Three Seasons GREENVILLE, NC Feb. 21, 2014 – East Carolina rising senior inside linebacker Jeremy Grove officially announced Friday he will step away from college football for medical reasons after a decorated three-year career with the Pirates. Grove, who helped […]


ECU Football: Terrell Stanley Upgraded to Good Condition

Pirate Defensive Lineman Continues Recovery At Vidant Medical Center GREENVILLE, NC Feb. 17, 2014 – Terrell Stanley, an East Carolina football player who was seriously injured during an automobile accident on Feb. 12, has been upgraded to good condition according to Vidant Medical Center Monday afternoon. The rising junior had been […]


ECU Completes 2014 Non-Conference Football Schedule

Pirates To Host N.C. Central For Season Opener On Aug. 30 GREENVILLE, NC January 10, 2014 – East Carolina announced Friday that the Pirates have added North Carolina Central University to their 2014 non-conference schedule. The game, which will be played August 30 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, will mark […]


ECU Pirates Football: All Hands On Deck In St. Petersburg – Day 3

Pirates Conduct Third Practice Beach Bash Highlights l Practice Highlights and Interviews Day Three Photo Gallery ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 21, 2013 – It was another great day for the Pirates down in St. Petersburg, Fla. ECU got the day going early with a mid morning practice at Clearwater Central […]


Ruffin McNeill’s Pre-Bowl Game Press Conference

ECU Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Upcoming Bowl Game Against Ohio Coach McNeill Press Conference GREENVILLE, NC December 18, 2013 – Fourth-year East Carolina University Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill addressed members of the media prior to the team’s upcoming bowl game against Ohio. The following are selected comments: […]


McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference (Nov. 25, 2013)

Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Recaps NC State Win and Discusses The Upcoming Marshall Game Coach McNeill Press Conference GREENVILLE, NC November 25, 2013 – Fourth-year East Carolina Head Coach Ruffin McNeill addressed members of the media Monday prior to this week’s road game against Marshall. The following are selected comments: Opening […]


Pack Falls to East Carolina

QB Brandon Mitchell passes for career-bests of 312 yards and four touchdowns By: GoPack.com Final Stats | Photo Gallery RALEIGH, NC November 23, 2013 – The NC State football team dropped a 42-28 decision to the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium. Brandon Mitchell completed 28-of-44 passes for […]


McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference (Nov. 18, 2013)

Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Recaps UAB Win And Discusses The Upcoming NC State Game Coach McNeill Press Conference GREENVILLE, NC November 18, 2013 – Fourth-year East Carolina Head Coach Ruffin McNeill addressed members of the media Monday prior to this week’s road game against NC State. The following are selected comments: […]


ECU Seniors Lead Pirates To Victory, 63-14

Cooper And Wiggins Score Three TDs On Senior Day Final Stats |  Photo Gallery  By Bill Woodward ECUPirates.com Final Stats l ECU Post-Game Notes l Post-Game Quotes l Highlights and Interviews GREENVILLE, NC November 16, 2013 – East Carolina’s football team set up a one-game showdown at Marshall in two weeks for […]


Top-15 Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Memorable Games Countdown

Greenville, NC November 12, 2013 – During a recent vote this summer celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, members of the Pirate Nation picked their Top-15 Memorable Games in school history. Following each home game this season, where three games will be revealed each day on the video board, […]