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First came the rain. Then came the lightning and thunder. The electrifying show didn't materialize in the night sky above Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday, however, but on the soggy turf below.
First came the rain. Then came the lightning and thunder. The electrifying show didn't materialize in the night sky above Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday, however, but on the soggy turf below.
 
Following his first game as East Carolina's football coach, a decisive loss at NC State on the last day of August in 2019, Mike Houston vowed to bring a vastly different team into battle the next time the teams met.
Following his first game as East Carolina's football coach, a decisive loss at NC State on the last day of August in 2019, Mike Houston vowed to bring a vastly different team into battle the next time the teams met.
 
Big plays on both sides of the ball highlighted East Carolina's final scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday morning at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Big plays on both sides of the ball highlighted East Carolina's final scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday morning at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
 
East Carolina's defensive unit tallied 16 tackles for loss and six sacks Saturday morning, highlighting the Pirates' first intra-squad scrimmage of preseason camp inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
East Carolina's defensive unit tallied 16 tackles for loss and six sacks Saturday morning, highlighting the Pirates' first intra-squad scrimmage of preseason camp inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
 
After six practices, two in shorts and four more in shells, fourth-year head coach Mike Houston guided East Carolina through its first full-pad workout of the 2022 preseason camp Thursday morning at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
After six practices, two in shorts and four more in shells, fourth-year head coach Mike Houston guided East Carolina through its first full-pad workout of the 2022 preseason camp Thursday morning at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
 
Following a pair of introductory workouts in shorts and helmets, East Carolina moved to the second phase of fall camp donning shoulder pads for the first time as the Pirates completed their third session on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Friday morning.
Following a pair of introductory workouts in shorts and helmets, East Carolina moved to the second phase of fall camp donning shoulder pads for the first time as the Pirates completed their third session on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Friday morning.
 
Fourth-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston opened the 2022 campaign Wednesday morning by guiding the Pirates through their first official workout of the season on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
Fourth-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston opened the 2022 campaign Wednesday morning by guiding the Pirates through their first official workout of the season on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
 
East Carolina University's ECU Pirates football team will compete in the FBS football season and in the NCAA Division. In addition, the Pirates will compete in the American Athletic Conference and play their home matches at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina.
East Carolina University's ECU Pirates football team will compete in the FBS football season and in the NCAA Division. In addition, the Pirates will compete in the American Athletic Conference and play their home matches at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina.
 
The East Carolina Pirates, under the direction of fourth-year head football coach Mike Houston, opened the spring practice period with their first official workout late Tuesday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
The East Carolina Pirates, under the direction of fourth-year head football coach Mike Houston, opened the spring practice period with their first official workout late Tuesday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
 
East Carolina running backs coach Chris Foster, who was initially named to the Pirates' staff in February, has assumed duties as the program's recruiting coordinator
East Carolina running backs coach Chris Foster, who was initially named to the Pirates' staff in February, has assumed duties as the program's recruiting coordinator
 
A pair of practices in shorts and three more in shells led to East Carolina's first full-pad workout of its 2021 preseason camp Tuesday morning at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
A pair of practices in shorts and three more in shells led to East Carolina's first full-pad workout of its 2021 preseason camp Tuesday morning at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
 
East Carolina moved to the next phase of fall camp donning shoulder pads for the first time as the Pirates turned in their third workout on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Friday morning.
East Carolina moved to the next phase of fall camp donning shoulder pads for the first time as the Pirates turned in their third workout on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Friday morning.
 
Third-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston opened the 2021 campaign in earnest Wednesday morning
Third-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston opened the 2021 campaign in earnest Wednesday morning
 
The East Carolina University Department of Athletics is excited to welcome fans back inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium this fall
The East Carolina University Department of Athletics is excited to welcome fans back inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium this fall
 
East Carolina sophomore wide receiver and return specialist Tyler Snead is one of 57 players named to the 2021 Paul Hornung Award Watch List
East Carolina sophomore wide receiver and return specialist Tyler Snead is one of 57 players named to the 2021 Paul Hornung Award Watch List
 
East Carolina senior punter Jonn Young is one of 51 players named to the 2021 Ray Guy Award Watch List according to an announcement by the Augusta Sports Council Wednesday.
East Carolina senior punter Jonn Young is one of 51 players named to the 2021 Ray Guy Award Watch List according to an announcement by the Augusta Sports Council Wednesday.
 
Former Pirate record-setting receiver and assistant coach Jason Nichols has returned to the East Carolina University campus as director of football player development according to an announcement from head coach Mike Houston on Thursday.
Former Pirate record-setting receiver and assistant coach Jason Nichols has returned to the East Carolina University campus as director of football player development according to an announcement from head coach Mike Houston on Thursday.
 
The 26th Annual Meet the Pirates event is scheduled for Saturday, August 21 at Bagwell Field inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium from 9–11 a.m.
The 26th Annual Meet the Pirates event is scheduled for Saturday, August 21 at Bagwell Field inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium from 9–11 a.m.
 
East Carolina freshman Rahjai Harris is one of 82 running backs named to the 2021 Doak Walker Award Preseason Watch List according to an announcement by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum Wednesday.
East Carolina freshman Rahjai Harris is one of 82 running backs named to the 2021 Doak Walker Award Preseason Watch List according to an announcement by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum Wednesday.
 
East Carolina punter Jonn Young has been named a recipient of the 2021 University Scholar-Athlete Award according to an announcement from the National Football Foundation's (NFF) Bill Dooley Chapter on Monday.
East Carolina punter Jonn Young has been named a recipient of the 2021 University Scholar-Athlete Award according to an announcement from the National Football Foundation's (NFF) Bill Dooley Chapter on Monday.
 
The kickoff time for East Carolina's 2021 home opener against South Carolina, scheduled for September 11 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, has been set for 12 noon (ET) and will be televised on ESPN2 according to an announcement by the American Athletic Conference on Thursday afternoon.
The kickoff time for East Carolina's 2021 home opener against South Carolina, scheduled for September 11 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, has been set for 12 noon (ET) and will be televised on ESPN2 according to an announcement by the American Athletic Conference on Thursday afternoon.
 
Freshman receiver Kerry King's pair of fourth-quarter touchdown receptions and a surging defensive effort lifted the Gold squad to a 17-3 victory in East Carolina's Purple-Gold scrimmage at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday.
Freshman receiver Kerry King's pair of fourth-quarter touchdown receptions and a surging defensive effort lifted the Gold squad to a 17-3 victory in East Carolina's Purple-Gold scrimmage at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday.
 
Third-year head coach Mike Houston and his staff directed East Carolina's first spring scrimmage Saturday morning at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Third-year head coach Mike Houston and his staff directed East Carolina's first spring scrimmage Saturday morning at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
 
The East Carolina football team has paused all team-related activities effective immediately after latest testing results revealed an increase in COVID-19 cases within the program.
The East Carolina football team has paused all team-related activities effective immediately after latest testing results revealed an increase in COVID-19 cases within the program.
 
Under the direction of third-year head football coach Mike Houston, East Carolina finally opened the spring practice period with its first official workout late Friday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
Under the direction of third-year head football coach Mike Houston, East Carolina finally opened the spring practice period with its first official workout late Friday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
 
East Carolina home football games against South Florida and Temple, which were initially targeted by the American Athletic Conference and ESPN as early broadcast selections, now have confirmed 2021 playing dates according to an announcement by the league office Tuesday.
East Carolina home football games against South Florida and Temple, which were initially targeted by the American Athletic Conference and ESPN as early broadcast selections, now have confirmed 2021 playing dates according to an announcement by the league office Tuesday.
 
Latrell Scott has been named passing game coordinator, tights ends and inside receivers coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Thursday.
Latrell Scott has been named passing game coordinator, tights ends and inside receivers coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Thursday.
 
Jake Kirkendall, who has spent the last four seasons providing logistical and collaborative leadership in the Southeastern Conference and owns nearly 15 years of experience at the FBS level, has been named director of football operations at East Carolina University
Jake Kirkendall, who has spent the last four seasons providing logistical and collaborative leadership in the Southeastern Conference and owns nearly 15 years of experience at the FBS level, has been named director of football operations at East Carolina University
 
Contests against seven bowl qualifiers, a home matchup against Southeastern Conference member South Carolina and a season-opening Thursday night neutral site clash against Appalachian State are featured on East Carolina's complete 2021 football schedule
Contests against seven bowl qualifiers, a home matchup against Southeastern Conference member South Carolina and a season-opening Thursday night neutral site clash against Appalachian State are featured on East Carolina's complete 2021 football schedule
 
Chris Foster has been named running backs coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Monday.
Chris Foster has been named running backs coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Monday.
 
Tim Daoust (DOWST) has been named defensive ends and outside linebackers coach in addition to special teams coordinator at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Monday.
Tim Daoust (DOWST) has been named defensive ends and outside linebackers coach in addition to special teams coordinator at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Monday.
 
East Carolina running back Rahjai Harris has been named the American Athletic Conference Rookie-of-the-Year and a first-team all-conference selection the league office announced Tuesday.
East Carolina running back Rahjai Harris has been named the American Athletic Conference Rookie-of-the-Year and a first-team all-conference selection the league office announced Tuesday.
 
Under third-year head coach Mike Houston, East Carolina will look to bolster its roster when the 2021 signing class is revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 16.
Under third-year head coach Mike Houston, East Carolina will look to bolster its roster when the 2021 signing class is revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 16.
 
East Carolina senior kicker Jake Verity, the program's all-time career leader in points (352), announced Monday that he intends to enter the 2021 National Football League Draft and forego remaining collegiate eligibility.
East Carolina senior kicker Jake Verity, the program's all-time career leader in points (352), announced Monday that he intends to enter the 2021 National Football League Draft and forego remaining collegiate eligibility.
 
Second-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston addressed members of the media Tuesday wrapping up the 2020 season.
Second-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston addressed members of the media Tuesday wrapping up the 2020 season.
 
The Charlotte Providence High School product will graduate from ECU with a bachelor's degree in communications via virtual commencement exercises Friday.
The Charlotte Providence High School product will graduate from ECU with a bachelor's degree in communications via virtual commencement exercises Friday.
 
East Carolina University and the entire Pirate Athletics community mourns the loss of Pat Dye, who passed away Monday at the age of 80.
East Carolina University and the entire Pirate Athletics community mourns the loss of Pat Dye, who passed away Monday at the age of 80.
 
Former East Carolina defensive tackle Alex Turner, a three-year starter and team captain, has earned membership into the 2020 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society according to a release from the NFF & College Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Former East Carolina defensive tackle Alex Turner, a three-year starter and team captain, has earned membership into the 2020 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society according to a release from the NFF & College Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
 
Rivalry games, packed stadiums, retro uniforms, bone-jarring hits, unforgettable touchdowns and last-second celebrations aren't solely reserved for the fall anymore.
Rivalry games, packed stadiums, retro uniforms, bone-jarring hits, unforgettable touchdowns and last-second celebrations aren't solely reserved for the fall anymore.
 
Steve Ellis has been named cornerbacks coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston.
Steve Ellis has been named cornerbacks coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston.
 
East Carolina's season opener against Marshall, previously set for Sept. 5, has been rescheduled for Aug. 29 in a collaborative effort by both institutions to offer a distinctive opportunity to recognize the 50th anniversary of a tragedy that has tied the two communities together ever since.
East Carolina's season opener against Marshall, previously set for Sept. 5, has been rescheduled for Aug. 29 in a collaborative effort by both institutions to offer a distinctive opportunity to recognize the 50th anniversary of a tragedy that has tied the two communities together ever since.
 
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