East Carolina Pirates Football Schedule
The East Carolina Pirates were one of the most exciting teams in college
football in 2013, averaging more than 40 points per game and they are off to another roaring start in 2014, again averaging
more than 40 points, and racing off to a 3-1 start. The Pirates seem to have maintained their offensive momentum and confidence
from the last game of the season and carried it over to the start of the 2014 season, providing them with a great start to
the season and putting them in a good position to finish at or near the top of the American Athletic Conference standings.
They are currently ranked 23rd in the nation and are well on their way to making this a season to remember in Greenville,
North Carolina. Tickets to see the Pirates play at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium are always hard to get, especially when the Pirates
are one of the best teams in the country, so be sure to get yours from StubHub as soon as possible.
The Pirates have
plenty of big home games coming up including an October 4th showdown with the SMU Mustangs which will be the Pirates' first
home conference game. If East Carolina is going to be a contender in the American Athletic Conference, winning their first
home conference game is a must. On October 23rd the Connecticut Huskis come to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium for another big conference
game, while a little less than a month later on November 22nd the Pirates will take on the Tulane Green Wave at home. Thursday,
December 4th marks the final home game of the 2014 season for the East Carolina Pirates when they go up against the Central
Florida Knights in a game that could have huge implications on the American Athletic Conference standings. Every die-hard
Pirates fan will definitely want to be in the stands for this one as it will be the last chance to cheer on East Carolina
and try to give them some momentum before they head off to a bowl game.
The history of East Carolina
Pirates football dates back to 1932 and the Pirates have provided their fans with plenty of thrills over the decades. This
could well be one of the high points in the history of a program that has won 7 conference titles and appeared in 18 bowl
games. Head coach Ruffin McNeill is a proven winner and has guided the Pirates back to national prominence during his tenure
while at the same time making East Carolina one of the most exciting teams in the country. Quarterback Shane Carden is one
of the most prolific passers in college football and is lucky enough to have excellent targets in the form of wide receivers
Justin Hardy and Isaiah Jones. This is a Pirates team that is built to win and all die-hard East Carolina fans will want to
be there cheering them on all season long.
East Carolina Pirates Football Conference
The East Carolina
Pirates are one of the newest members of the American Athletic Conference and have already begun to establish some heated
rivalries within the conference. Each year the college football season offers a bevy of quality football games from countless
big time regular season in conference match ups and bowl games to long running, deep seeded rivalries that you will need to
see in person to believe. The only way to truly appreciate the athleticism of the individuals on this team is to see them
play in person. Of course you will want to be there in person when the next big moment unravels at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium so
make your plans now. There is nothing like being in the stadium when the big game is on the line, so get out of the house
and find your way to the next East Carolina Pirates football game.
When your favorite team
storms the gridiron for an electrifying match up against a rival, you'll understand the difference between seeing them on
your fancy TV and seeing them from the stands. Once you've seen the game the way it was meant to be seen, the TV experience
suddenly feels like taking a look at the Grand Canyon on a postage stamp. Be there for all of the hard-hitting college football
action, from highlight reel runs and eye-popping catches to clutch throws that will have you jumping out of your seat in no
time. With a game loaded with players that know how to put on a show, you'll see first-hand why the college football has become
the cream of the crop in American sports. There is nothing quite like seeing college football alongside tens of thousands
of fans, and that's definitely the case when it comes to seeing the East Carolina Pirates. Put down the remote and head out
to the stands so you can join with your fellow fans for an amazing game loaded with bone-jarring hits, spectacular catches
and ankle-breaking jukes that will have you jumping out of your seat in no time. As always, East Carolina Pirates tickets
are always there for the taking with a little help from StubHub, the only ticketing outlet you ever need to turn to for access
to the most anticipated games on the college football calendar. Imagine that the Pirates are methodically driving down the
field with the clock dwindling late in the fourth quarter, with the intensity rising with each snap of the ball as fans eagerly
anticipate the outcome. We all know you can follow the action on your smart phone or watch from a bar down the street, but
it's a completely different level of experience to be there to watch all the drama unfold before your very eyes. NCAA football
tickets are never far away thanks to StubHub, your one-stop-shop for all the access to the sports world you ever need.
East Carolina has had 63 players drafted into the NFL and retired four numbers. Robert Farris and Norman
Swindell had their numbers retired after passing away while they were on the team, while Roger Thrift and James Speight had
theirs retired after setting school records during their time at East Carolina.