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2014 College Football Rankings: #50 East Carolina

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 50 East Carolina.Previewing East Carolina’s Offense for 2014:It’s full speed ahead for the Pirates as they sail into the...

East Carolina's Grove calls it quits due to injuries

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 3 weeks ago
Greenville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - East Carolina linebacker Jeremy Grove has decided to end his collegiate career after three seasons due to lingering medical issues."I am thankful for the opportunity East Carolina University and Coach (Ruffin) McNeill gave me," Grove said in a statement issued Friday. "This was a difficult decision, but after evaluating my neck at the end of the season, I feel...

Two East Carolina football players in serious car accident

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 months 8 hours ago
Greenville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - East Carolina football players Terrell Stanley and Isaac Harris were involved in a serious automobile accident Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 264 Alternate.Stanley was the driver in a single-vehicle accident and is listed in critical condition according to Vidant Medical Center. Harris, the passenger, was also transported to Vidant and released after...

Early American Athletic Conference Football Predictions for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 1 day ago
The American Athletic Conference has experienced several changes over the last few years. Of course, the biggest is a name change. The Big East is only a basketball conference, with the football schools rebranded under the American Athletic Conference label.Outside of the name, the biggest change has been the programs in the conference. Louisville, Syracuse and Pittsburgh departed the old Big...

Recap: Ohio U vs. East Carolina

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 3 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Vintavious Cooper rushed for a career and bowl record 198 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns on 25 attempts, leading East Carolina to a 37-20 decision over Ohio in the Beef O'Brady's Bowl.Shane Carden threw for 273 yards and a score on 29-of-45 throws and also caught a TD pass for the Pirates (10-3), who reached double digits in wins for the second time...

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Preview and Prediction: East Carolina vs. Ohio

By Mark Ross, 6 months 3 weeks ago
East Carolina will try and cap off one of the most successful seasons in program history with a victory over Ohio in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl in St. Petersburg, Fla.East Carolina went 9-3 this season, including road victories over in-state brethren North Carolina and North Carolina State. Ruffin McNeill’s Pirates posted a 6-2 mark in Conference USA, finishing second in...

Pirates and Bobcats do battle in Beef'O'Brady's Bowl

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 3 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The East Carolina Pirates will try to end their postseason woes as they take on the Ohio University Bobcats in the Beef'O'Brady's Bowl at Tropicana Field.East Carolina was defeated, 59-28, by Marshall in its regular-season finale. The loss prevented the Pirates from making a trip to the Conference USA Championship game and left them with a 9-3 overall...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 3 weeks ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl East Carolina Pirates:== Aug 31 - W vs. Old Dominion, 52-38== Sep 5 - W vs. Fla Atlantic, 31-13== Sep 14 - L vs. Virginia Tech, 10-15== Sep 21 - Open== Sep 28 - W at North Carolina, 55-31== Oct 5 - W at Middle Tennessee, 24-17== Oct 12 - L at Tulane,...

East Carolina (9-3) vs. Ohio University (7-5) (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 3 weeks ago
GAME NOTES: The East Carolina Pirates will try to end their postseason woes as they take on the Ohio University Bobcats in the Beef'O'Brady's Bowl at Tropicana Field.East Carolina was defeated, 59-28, by Marshall in its regular-season finale. The loss prevented the Pirates from making a trip to the Conference USA Championship game and left them with a 9-3 overall record. Coach Ruffin McNeill led...

Beef O'Brady's Bowl picks East Carolina

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 6 days ago
Greenville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - East Carolina announced Sunday it has accepted an invitation to participate in the 2013 Beef O'Brady's Bowl.The Pirates, who will be making a seventh bowl appearance in the past eight years, will face an opponent yet to be determined in the Beef O'Brady's Bowl, which will be held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Dec. 23."While it is an honor to...