East Carolina Pirates Articles

Shane Carden
We’ve hit Week 10 of the 2014 college football season and the best has yet to come for the American Athletic Conference.Though East Carolina sits atop the conference with a 6-1 record and the No. 21 ranking in the latest AP Top 25, there are...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Shane Carden
The College Football Playoff era has plenty of uncertainties, but here is one thing we can say for sure: East Carolina has the inside track on claiming a major bowl game. The BCS busters are a thing of the past, which is just fine for East...
David Fox
2 months ago
Clint Trickett
Crooked passing numbers are the hallmark of Big 12 teams. In that way, West Virginia is starting to fit in again. After a one-year bowl absence and a rotating cast of injured and ineffective quarterbacks, West Virginia is starting to look like...
David Fox
2 months ago
Shane Carden
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Shane Carden
2014 American Athletic Predictions American AthleticOverall1. Cincinnati7-19-32. East Carolina7-18-43. UCF6-28-44. Houston5-38-45. South Florida5-36-66. UConn3-55-77. SMU3-54-88. Memphis3-55-79. Tulane2-63-910. Temple2-63-911. Tulsa1-72-...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Tommy Tuberville
The American Athletic Conference has announced its new divisional alignment for the 2015 season. With Navy set to join the league in 2015, the American Athletic Conference will have 12 teams and will play a championship game on a campus site at the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Shane Carden
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...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Shane Carden
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...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Dave Doeren
Week 14 is the final full week of college football regular season action. Next week’s slate is an abbreviated one, focused on the conference championships and a handful of other games.There’s no shortage of intrigue around the nation...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
After East Carolina’s 42-28 victory over NC State, a billboard popped up in North Carolina celebrating the Pirates’ 2013 season.East Carolina has bragging rights over its in-state foes, as the Pirates beat North Carolina and NC State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
With kickoff for the 2013 college football season just around the corner, there’s just enough time for one more set of predictions.Athlon’s editors met before the preseason magazine was released to iron out the predictions after spring...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.In forming Athlon’s list of the top 25 worst...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Conference USA teams for this season. Related Content: Conference USA Predictions for 2013...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
2013 C-USA Predictions     East Division C-USA Overall 1. Marshall 6-2 8-5 2. East Carolina 6-2 7-5...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The start of the 2013 college football season is still a few months away. However, Athlon Sports is already counting down the teams for the upcoming year. Alabama is Athlon’s pick to win the national championship, with Urban Meyer’s Ohio State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
East Carolina players helped brighten the day of 8-year-old Noah Roberts, who's battling cancer. During the ECU spring game on Saturday, Noah sprinted to the end zone during the game's final play as the crowd cheered him on. A smiling Noah...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
The New Orleans Bowl features a matchup of two teams riding a wave of momentum to close out the regular season. East Carolina won five out of its last six games, with the only loss coming to Navy. The Pirates didn’t beat a team with a winning...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College football's bowl season begins on Saturday with the New Mexico Bowl and the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Here are predictions on the first 14 bowl games.  New Mexico Bowl – Arizona vs. Nevada Defensive stops will be at a premium in...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Athlon Sports continues its countdown to the start of the 2012-13 basketball season, which begins with the first games on Nov. 9, with a countdown of the nation’s top conferences. We will release one conference preview each day, counting down to...
David Fox
2 years ago
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Conference USA teams for this season. First-Team Offense QB David Piland, Houston RB Zach...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College fantasy football drafts will be heating up over the next few months and Athlon Sports has teamed with The College Fantasy Football Site to provide in-depth coverage for 2012.  Here's a look at the best of the best for...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Editor's Note: Athlon's 2012 predictions were completed before UCF's postseason ban was announced. After eight seasons of stability, Conference USA will be ripped apart in 2013 when Memphis, UCF, Houston and SMU bolt for the Big East. There...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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