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Pack. Pirates. Dowdy-Ficklen. Saturday, High Noon

15. October 2010

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Pack. Pirates. Dowdy-Ficklen. Saturday, High Noon

It’s a game Pirate fans crave to win and a game Wolfpack fans hope not to lose. That’s just the nature of a rivalry where one team wears the BCS shirt and the other is still sewing away hoping to make it fit one day. N.C. State leads East Carolina 16-10 all-time in a rivalry that [...]

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Wake Up And Tailgate!

10. September 2010

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Wake Up And Tailgate!

  ^Tailgating Violation for the half-full Corona^ It will be an early one in G-Vegas as the Pirates welcome league opponent Memphis at noon. This will mark the second league opponent in as many weeks with back to back home games. This is a change in scheduling strategy for ECU; usually the Pirates are playing big [...]

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Winning catch – ECU vs Tulsa – 9/5/10

7. September 2010

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Winning catch – ECU vs Tulsa – 9/5/10

Winning Catch (with Confirmation) – ECU vs Tulsa – 9/5/10

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Choice, Destiny and East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill

22. January 2010

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Choice, Destiny and East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill

Two months ago ECU had just won its second straight Conference USA championship and Pirate Nation joined Skip Holtz and the team on Bagwell field for a championship celebration. Fun was had by all, yo ho yo ho. But now that the college football conference championship weekend was over Pirate fans would also brace for the inevitable speculation that the C-USA Championship victory or the bowl game to come would be Skip Holtz’s last game as East Carolina’s football coach.

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The “Coach Mac” Attack

21. January 2010

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The “Coach Mac” Attack

What is your nickname for Ruffin McNeill, the new head coach of ECU? Let's get the comment section rolling!

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Pirates Hire Pirate

21. January 2010

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Pirates Hire Pirate

Multiple outlets including the The Daily Reflector in G-Vegas are now reporting Ruffin McNeill to be the next ECU head coach. McNeill, a Lumberton, N.C., native, played defensive back for the Pirates from 1976-79. Congrats and go get em coach Ruff!

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Skippin’ town…

14. January 2010

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Skippin’ town…

According to Fanhouse.com, Skip Holtz has accepted the head coaching position at USF. Sure, he presented many valid points for being interested in the Bulls but when you are a god in Greenville, why would you want to leave? Vent your frustration in the comment section below. Two questions: who are we going to get as a head coach and how bad will this affect our recruits' decisions? UNC already scooped up a UT recruit after Kiffin got off of the Rocky Top.

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A Slap In The Face

12. January 2010

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A Slap In The Face

According to reports Skip Holtz is emerging as the top candidate for the University of South Florida. The job became open after USF concluded in an investigation that Jim Leavitt slapped a walk-on player. While there are conflicting accounts to what really happened the fact remains Leavitt is out and the coaching carousel stops at an all too familiar place for Pirate fans, Greenville, NC.

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Argghh You Serious!?

4. January 2010

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Argghh You Serious!?

“Give me liberty or give me death”. The East Carolina Pirates got death, three times. If I went on an alcohol and steamed oyster binge over the weekend, passed out, missed the Liberty Bowl and looked at nothing but the Team Stat Comparison I would say ECU outplayed Arkansas and won the game. Only part of that is true. I did see the game and while the stats do favor the Pirates, ECU somehow managed to lose the game, twice, and that was just in regulation.

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Where will you be on Beale Street?

28. December 2009

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Where will you be on Beale Street?

Courtesy of a good friend over on Boneyard Banter, NashvillePirate has been kind enough to provide us with a little insight into where to go and what to do when you are in Memphis supporting the Pirates for the 2010 Autozone Liberty Bowl.

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