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College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #61-80

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 day ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project how the upcoming year will play out on the field. Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for this season and continues the countdown to September with a look at the teams ranked No. 26-128. The 61-80 rankings release features more teams from the Power 5 leagues, as well as some predicted...

East Carolina Pirates 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 day ago
East Carolina enters 2015 without three of the key cogs of its offense — quarterback Shane Carden, receiver Justin Hardy and coordinator Lincoln Riley. Those are major departures, but with eight bowl games in the last nine seasons, the Pirates are rarely out of the mix.Follow Athlon Sports on Twitter: @AthlonSportsPreviewing East Carolina’s Offense for 2015  Some of the...

Catamounts to visit East Carolina in 2016

By The Sports Network, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Cullowhee, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Western Carolina and East Carolina football programs will end a 35-year hiatus in their in-state series when they kick off the 2016 season against each other. They have signed a contract for a Sept. 3, 2016 meeting at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina. Western Carolina opted out of a game that week at North Dakota State, the four...

Gators take aim at Pirates in Birmingham Bowl

By The Sports Network, 6 months 3 weeks ago
Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Meeting for just the second time in history, the East Carolina Pirates will clash with the Florida Gators in the ninth-annual Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field Saturday. East Carolina will be making its 20th trip to a bowl game in program history, and its first to the Birmingham Bowl. The Pirates finished the season with an 8-4 overall record, and will be...

Birmingham Bowl Preview and Prediction: East Carolina vs. Florida

By David Fox, 6 months 4 weeks ago
Bowl season has a funny way of changing uninteresting September matchups into must-see TV.That Western Michigan-Air Force game in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl might not have been on anyone’s radar on the second Saturday in September, but by virtue of being a bowl, the game deserves at least a bit of attention.The Birmingham Bowl might be the opposite.In September, East Carolina-Florida...

Meet Lincoln Riley, Fast-Rising Mastermind of East Carolina's High-Octane Attack

By Evan Buhler, 6 months 4 weeks ago
Editor's Note: According to ESPN, Lincoln Riley has been hired to be Offensive Coordinator for the Oklahoma Sooners. GREENVILLE , N.C...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Gators take aim at Pirates in Birmingham Bowl

By The Sports Network, 6 months 4 weeks ago
Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Meeting for just the second time in history, the East Carolina Pirates will clash with the Florida Gators in the ninth-annual Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field Saturday. East Carolina will be making its 20th trip to a bowl game in program history, and its first to the Birmingham Bowl. The Pirates finished the season with an 8-4 overall record, and will be...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Birmingham Bowl

By The Sports Network, 7 months 17 hours ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Birmingham Bowl East Carolina Pirates:== Aug 30 - W vs. NC Central, 52-7== Sep 6 - L at So Carolina, 23-33== Sep 13 - W at Virginia Tech, 28-21== Sep 20 - W vs. North Carolina, 70-41== Sep 27 - Open== Oct 4 - W vs. SMU, 45-24== Oct 11 - W at So Florida, 28-17== Oct 18 -...

Recap: East Carolina vs. UCF

By The Sports Network, 7 months 3 weeks ago
Greenville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Holman and Breshad Perriman hooked up on a 51-yard Hail-Mary touchdown as time expired, as the UCF Knights claimed a miraculous 32-30 victory over the East Carolina Pirates in the American Athletic Conference finale for both teams at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Holman finished with 274 passing yards and the last-second touchdown on 20- of-33 passing for...

Recap: Cincinnati vs. East Carolina

By Anonymous (not verified), 8 months 2 weeks ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Gunner Kiel threw for 436 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions as the Cincinnati Bearcats came back to defeat the East Carolina Pirates, 54-46, in an American Athletic Conference clash at Paul Brown Stadium on Thursday.Kiel attempted 44 passes in the game, completing 29 of them with a long of 66 yards. Mekale McKay hauled in nine receptions for 172...