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ECU first played Tulsa on Oct. 13, 1984 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, losing the game 31-10. Friday will mark the 16th installment of the series and fifth since ECU joined the […]

Holton Ahlers
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On Friday night, the Pirates have a chance to do something they have not accomplished since 2013 in Conference USA; win three consecutive road league games. Since joining the American […]

Mason Garcia
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‘I think there’s certain situations for it’: Mason Garcia could remain involved in ECU’s offense moving forward

Mason Garcia is one of the highest rate recruits to don the purple and gold since the turn of the century. His big frame, backed up by his big arm, […]

Holton Ahlers
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Pirates inching closer to full health following bye week

ECU’s bye week may have fallen at a bad time for the momentum of the team after its performance against Navy, but it came at a great time to help […]

Blake Proehl/C.J. Johnson
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Pirates release depth chart for Friday night showdown with Tulsa

Offense Outside Receiver C.J. Johnson – So. OR Audi Omotosho – Gr. Jonathan Johnson – Sr. Left Tackle Nishad Strother – Rs. Fr. Walter Stribling – Fr. Left Guard Avery […]

Elijah Morris
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‘He’s a helluva football player’: unstoppable work ethic vaulted Elijah Morris from walk-on to starter for Pirates

At Terry Sanford High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina, 100 tackles is not outside the realm of possibility. An up-tempo offense ensures that is the case, but more often than […]

C.J. Johnson
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‘We feel like we’re right there’: Pirates close to clearing the hump

In the nearly two years Mike Houston has helmed ECU’s football program, the locker room, as well as the players, have undergone many changes. A losing team with a losing […]