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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.
 
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.
 
Games against eight bowl qualifiers and three prime-time non-Saturday contests highlight a balanced East Carolina 2020 football schedule released Tuesday by the American Athletic Conference.
Games against eight bowl qualifiers and three prime-time non-Saturday contests highlight a balanced East Carolina 2020 football schedule released Tuesday by the American Athletic Conference.
 
East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston announced the addition of defensive back Robert Kennedy to the Pirates' 2020 signing class after the junior college student-athlete formally submitted his national letter-of-intent late Wednesday.
East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston announced the addition of defensive back Robert Kennedy to the Pirates' 2020 signing class after the junior college student-athlete formally submitted his national letter-of-intent late Wednesday.
 
Tripp Weaver, who helped East Carolina to a conference title and four bowl appearances as a defensive staff assistant before following with six seasons of full-time collegiate coaching experience, has been named the Pirates' safeties coach
Tripp Weaver, who helped East Carolina to a conference title and four bowl appearances as a defensive staff assistant before following with six seasons of full-time collegiate coaching experience, has been named the Pirates' safeties coach
 
Blake Harrell, whose record-breaking run-stopping units helped lead two different programs to postseason appearances in three of the last five seasons, has been named defensive coordinator at East Carolina according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Wednesday.
Blake Harrell, whose record-breaking run-stopping units helped lead two different programs to postseason appearances in three of the last five seasons, has been named defensive coordinator at East Carolina according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Wednesday.
 
East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston announced Thursday that the contract of defensive coordinator and safeties coach Bob Trott will not be renewed.
East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston announced Thursday that the contract of defensive coordinator and safeties coach Bob Trott will not be renewed.
 
East Carolina wide receiver C.J. Johnson has been named to the 2019 Football Writers Association of America-Shaun Alexander Freshman All-America Team presented by Stand Together according to an announcement by the organization Monday.
East Carolina wide receiver C.J. Johnson has been named to the 2019 Football Writers Association of America-Shaun Alexander Freshman All-America Team presented by Stand Together according to an announcement by the organization Monday.
 
Jeff Hanson, whose successful collegiate coaching career spanned over four decades and included multiple national championships, announced his retirement as the Pirates' defensive line coach Wednesday according to East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston.
Jeff Hanson, whose successful collegiate coaching career spanned over four decades and included multiple national championships, announced his retirement as the Pirates' defensive line coach Wednesday according to East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston.
 
East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston announced Wednesday that 25 student-athletes have signed a national letter-of-intent with the Pirates.
East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston announced Wednesday that 25 student-athletes have signed a national letter-of-intent with the Pirates.
 
Under second-year head coach Mike Houston, ECU will look to bolster its roster when the 2020 signing class is revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
Under second-year head coach Mike Houston, ECU will look to bolster its roster when the 2020 signing class is revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
 
The East Carolina Department of Athletics has announced that season ticket orders for the 2020 football campaign will officially go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 18 starting at 9 a.m.
The East Carolina Department of Athletics has announced that season ticket orders for the 2020 football campaign will officially go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 18 starting at 9 a.m.
 
The quartet's selection are the most by the Pirates in one season since they had six honorees in 2015.
The quartet's selection are the most by the Pirates in one season since they had six honorees in 2015.
 
Senior Day hardly unfolded how Brandon Pena and 15 of his East Carolina teammates playing their final game in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium expected.
Senior Day hardly unfolded how Brandon Pena and 15 of his East Carolina teammates playing their final game in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium expected.
 
First-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston addressed members of the media Tuesday prior to Saturday's season finale against Tulsa.
First-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston addressed members of the media Tuesday prior to Saturday's season finale against Tulsa.
 
East Carolina had to scrap and claw, endure and survive, but every ounce of effort produced a critical victory Saturday afternoon in Mike Houston's first year as head coach.
East Carolina had to scrap and claw, endure and survive, but every ounce of effort produced a critical victory Saturday afternoon in Mike Houston's first year as head coach.
 
East Carolina will close out its 2019 regular season road schedule when it travels to Connecticut on Saturday for a 12 noon (ET) American Athletic Conference matchup against the Huskies at Pratt & Whitney Stadium.
East Carolina will close out its 2019 regular season road schedule when it travels to Connecticut on Saturday for a 12 noon (ET) American Athletic Conference matchup against the Huskies at Pratt & Whitney Stadium.
 
First-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston addressed members of the media Tuesday prior to Saturday's road game at Connecticut.
First-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Mike Houston addressed members of the media Tuesday prior to Saturday's road game at Connecticut.
 
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