2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
1-6, 3rd in American Athletic - East
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QB Marchi sets the tone for Temple's big day on offense (1:47)
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Temple goes up big with TD (0:29)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

David Cutcliffe says he's shared advice with ECU's Scottie Montgomery -- a former Duke assistant -- on the struggles the Pirates have endured this season: "I've been through it. Particularly here where you felt like winning was never going to be a product of your hard work. The thing you can't do is change your principles and search for answers that don't really exist."

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South Florida wins big to move to 5-0 (0:43)
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East Carolina botches punt in epic fashion (0:25)
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Scantling puts on the jets for 75-yard TD (0:28)
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Bulls cash in on pick-six with TD (0:29)
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USF QB waltzes into the end zone (0:30)
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Howe dives into end zone for East Carolina TD (0:43)
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East Carolina throws long TD on first play of the second half (0:40)
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Virginia Tech routs East Carolina (0:56)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

East Carolina has a well-known history of upsetting ACC opponents, including Virginia Tech. Its early, put the Pirates have a lead on the Hokies and look like a far different team than the one that lost to James Madison and West Virginia.

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Brown connects with Minshew for a 76-yard ECU TD (0:26)
ESPN Stats & Information

Virginia Tech heavily favored over East Carolina

The Hokies have won five of their last seven meetings against East Carolina, including a dominating victory last season. But Virginia Tech lost the last time it faced the Pirates in Greenville.

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35dAdam Rittenberg

AAC readjusts slate for 7 teams in Irma's wake

The American Athletic Conference has adjusted the schedule for seven teams in the wake of Hurricane Irma, including rescheduling the USF-UConn game for Nov. 4.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Fuente on the change at DC for the Hokies' Week 3 opponent, ECU: "It certainly leaves some room for pondering what those changes may be, but we try not to chase ghosts. We'll prepare for what we've seen from them for the past year ... and have some good conversations about what we may or may not see."

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East Carolina QB Sirk in concussion protocol

East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery says quarterback Thomas Sirk is in the concussion protocol but if healthy is likely to start this week against No. 16 Virginia Tech.

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ECU reassigns DC after latest blowout loss

East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery says defensive coordinator Kenwick Thompson has been reassigned within the football program and will no longer coach.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

East Carolina's season is in a tailspin, and defensive coordinator Kenwick Thompson has been reassigned to a non-coaching role. Defensive line coach Robert Prunty takes over as coordinator. The Pirates have allowed 1,232 yards in their first two games.

Team Stats

Passing Yards286.630th
Rushing Yards107.3118th
Points For22.0107th
Points Against50.0130th