Ruffin McNeill


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 Pirates Celebrate Record-Breaking 2013 Season With Banquet

Carden, Hardy and Magazu Headline List Of 22 Players Honored For ECU’s 10-Win, Bowl-Title Campaign 2013 Honors & Records l Banquet Highlights l Photo Gallery GREENVILLE, NC January 18, 2014 – After one of the most successful campaigns in East Carolina football program history, the 2013 season was recognized, honored and […]


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: […]


Ruffin McNeill Issues Statement Regarding Death Of Former Player Derek Blacknall

Blacknall Bio (2008-11) GREENVILLE, NC December 10, 2013 – According to the Greensboro (N.C.) Police Department, former East Carolina football player Derek Blacknall died after being involved in a domestic dispute late Monday night. Blacknall, 24, earned four letters as a defensive back for the Pirates from 2008 to 2011. East […]


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 […]


Shane Carden Accounts For Five Scores In 42-28 Win Over NC State

Cooper Rushes For 148 Yards, Hardy Sets Single-Season Receiving Yards Record Final Stats |  Photo Gallery  Final Stats l ECU Post-Game Notes l ACC Network Highlights By Bill Woodward ECUPirates.com RALEIGH, NC November 23, 2013 – East Carolina’s football team has thoroughly enjoyed its two trips to the Triangle this season. […]


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 […]


McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference (Nov. 11, 2013)

Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Upcoming UAB Game Coach McNeill Press Conference GREENVILLE, NC November 11, 2013 – Fourth-year East Carolina Head Coach Ruffin McNeill addressed members of the media Monday prior to this week’s home game against UAB. The following are selected comments: Opening Statement: “Homecoming was special with […]


ECU Cruises To 58-24 Win Over Tulsa On Homecoming

Shane Carden Accounts For School-Record Seven Touchdowns Final Stats |  Photo Gallery  Final Stats l Post-Game Notes l Post-Game Quotes l Highlights and Interviews By Bill Woodward ECUPirates.com GREENVILLE, NC November 9, 2013 – Coming into Saturday’s football game against Tulsa, East Carolina junior quarterback Shane Carden had accounted for nearly […]