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REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

LSU will interview current Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for the Tigers’ open defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.

NC health officials won’t allow athlete’s families to attend college football games

NC State football’s season opener at VT pushed back 2 weeks over COVID-19 concerns

ACC Olympic sports to delay start until Sept. 1

Former West Bladen star heading to Auburn

Duke QB sets Independence Bowl record with 5 TD passes in win over Temple

East Carolina fires football coach Scottie Montgomery

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Mack Brown returns for second stint as UNC football coach

Perkins leads Virginia past Duke 28-14

King-led Houston controls E. Carolina in 42-20 win

Virginia Tech rallies to beat North Carolina 22-19

Duke beats fumble-prone Georgia Tech 28-14

Etienne leads No. 4 Clemson past Wake Forest, 63-3

Russo throws for 4 scores in Temple’s 49-6 victory over ECU

Isaiah Wright's 59-yard punt return down the left sideline made it 28-0 in the second quarter and extended the Owls' streak of scoring a non-offensive touchdown in all six of their games this season. He caught a 19-yard TD pass for a 35-3 halftime lead.

No. 23 NC State holds off Boston College 28-23 to stay undefeated

Ryan Finley threw for two touchdowns for the Wolfpack (5-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), which led this one 28-3 on Finley's scoring strike to Kelvin Harmon with 2:57 left in the third. But the Eagles (4-2, 1-1) responded with 20 straight points, including a blocked punt return for a score with 3

UNC changing football stadium namesake tied to Wilmington race riot

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt made the announcement Wednesday night in a letter posted on the university’s website. Folt said after talking with the Kenan family, the university made the decision to make this move.

ECU, NC State to play Dec. 1 after game lost to hurricane

No. 23 North Carolina State and East Carolina have agreed to play on Dec. 1 after both teams had a game against other opponents canceled due to Hurricane Florence.

No. 16 Miami gets 3 defensive TDs, rolls by Tar Heels

Bama QB calls for new NCAA football video game

No. 8 Notre Dame knocks off Wake Forest

Duke starts 4-0 for second straight season

Tar Heels start ACC play with victory over Panthers

USC transfer Angeline cleared to play for NC State

NC State wide receiver Stephen Louis in concussion protocol

North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren says receiver Stephen Louis is going through the concussion protocol.

N.C. A&T upsets East Carolina for 14th straight victory

Backup Kylil Carter threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, Timadre Abram intercepted a pass in the end zone as time expired and North Carolina A&T upset East Carolina 28-23 on Sunday for its 14th straight victory.

Campbell adds road games at ECU, UNC to future schedule

Campbell has added games against instate schools North Carolina and East Carolina to its future football schedule.

Tar Heels to use running back by committee

Javonte Williams won four football state championships at Wallace-Rose Hill High School, and now he's hoping to find his way to playing time at North Carolina. Williams, a true freshman, will travel with the Tar Heels as they open the season Saturday against the California Golden Bears.

Charlotte 49ers football looking to rebounds after 1-11 record in 2017

The Charlotte 49ers football team is trying to bounce back after a forgettable 1-11 record in 2017.

  Trevon Brown ready to leave lasting legacy in final season at ECU

East Carolina senior receiver Trevon Brown is ready for his final season with the Pirates.

Hart to remain as ECU athletics advisor for three more months

East Carolina says former Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will remain with the school for an extra three months.

UNC: 13 players suspended for selling school-issued shoes

Thirteen North Carolina players face early season suspensions for selling team-issued shoes.

East Carolina football picked to finish sixth in East Division of AAC

Entering its fifth season in the American Athletic Conference, ECU has been selected to finish sixth in the East Division of the AAC as voted on by members of the media.

ECU's Trevon Brown named to 2018 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List

East Carolina senior Trevon Brown is one 50 FBS receivers named to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List on Thursday by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club.

Former North Brunswick standout leaves Clemson for W.Va.

Clemson defensive lineman Jabril Robinson has transferred to West Virginia. Robinson is a redshirt senior and will be able to play for the Mountaineers next season.

ECU's Trevon Brown ready for new role with Pirates

East Carolina wide receiver Trevon Brown is ready to take a leadership role for the Pirates.

Wallace-Rose Hill running back Javonte Williams signs with North Carolina

Wallace-Rose Hill running back Javonte Williams has always had one dream: to play football for the University of North Carolina.

North Brunswick punter signs with North Carolina A&T

Hard work has paid off for North Brunswick football player Mike Rivers.

NCHSAA football championship game schedule

Times and locations for the 2017 NCHSAA High School football State Championships

Duke rallies past Wake to become bowl eligible

Daniel Jones threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Duke earned bowl eligibility by beating Wake Forest 31-23 on Saturday.

ECU's Trevon Brown named AAC co-offensive player of the week

The American Athletic Conference has named East Carolina wide receiver Trevon Brown the league's co-offensive player of the week.

ECU's Trevon Brown granted redshirt for 2016 season

East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown can play one more season for the Pirates if he chooses.

Jacen Murphy named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference offensive player of the week

Jacen Murphy named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference offensive player of the week

East Carolina, BYU add 2 games to series in 2022, 2024

East Carolina, BYU add 2 games to series in 2022, 2024

Trevon Brown cleared to play for East Carolina

Trevon Brown cleared to play for East Carolina

ECU's Jimmy Williams and Davon Grayson earn preseason honor

ECU's Jimmy Williams and Davon Grayson earn preseason honor

East Carolina football picked to finish 5th in AAC's East Division

East Carolina football picked to finish 5th in East Division of AAC

  Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney coming to Wilmington

Fresh off a national championship victory against Alabama, Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney is coming to Wilmington.

East Bladen's Larrell Murchison commits to Ole Miss

East Bladen's Larrell Murchison commits to Ole Miss

North Carolina hands The Citadel 1st loss of the season

North Carolina hands The Citadel 1st loss of the season

Hood, Trubisky lead No. 18 UNC past Georgia Tech, 48-20

Hood, Trubisky lead No. 18 UNC past Georgia Tech, 48-20

Moncada's two goals too much for Hofstra

Seahawks Julio Moncada two goals too much for Hofstra

Trubisky, Tar Heels rally past Panthers 37-36 in ACC opener

Trubisky, Tar Heels rally past Panthers 37-36 in ACC opener

McClendon accounts for 3 TDs, NC State tops Monarchs 49-22

McClendon accounts for 3 TDs, NC State tops Monarchs 49-22

  ECU's Trevon Brown ruled ineligible by NCAA for 2016 season

ECU's Trevon Brown ruled ineligible by NCAA for 2016 season

Big 12 tells ECU it is no longer an expansion candidate

Big 12 tells ECU they are no longer candidate

Darius Commissiong dismissed from ECU Football team

Darius Commissiong dismissed from ECU Football team

Laney's Coult Culler football career ends at N.C. State

Laney's Coult Culler football career ends at N.C. State

UNC OL Ferranto to miss season with torn muscle

North Carolina offensive lineman John Ferranto will miss the season with a torn pectoral muscle.

Antonio King named ECU running backs coach

First-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Scottie Montgomery officially announced the hiring of Antonio King as the Pirates' running backs coach Friday.

Surratt changes mind on early UNC enrollment

DENVER, N.C. (AP) - Chazz Surratt, the Associated Press prep football offensive player of the year for the state, has changed his mind on enrolling early at North Carolina.

Surratt changes mind on early UNC enrollment

DENVER, N.C. (AP) - Chazz Surratt, the Associated Press prep football offensive player of the year for the state, has changed his mind on enrolling early at North Carolina.

N.C. State's Grinnage to enter NFL draft

North Carolina State tight end David J. Grinnage will skip his final season and enter the NFL draft.

ECU named Tony Peterson Pirates offensive coordinator

Tony Petersen, who has directed some of the nation's most exciting and prolific offenses that have paved the way for championships and bowl victories, has been named East Carolina's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach according to an announcement from first-year head football coach Scottie Montgomery on Thursday.

ECU football players take home AAC honors

East Carolina seniors Zeek Bigger and Bryce Williams have been named First-Team All-American Conference according to an announcement by the league office Wednesday.

Florida Gulf Coast spoils UNCW senior night

Senior forward Skylar Wilks scored the game’s lone goal in the 11th minute as Florida Gulf Coast outlasted UNCW to earn a 1-0 non-conference victory over the Seahawks at UNCW Soccer Stadium on Saturday evening.

ECU's Bryce Williams named to Mackey Award Watch list

East Carolina senior tight end Bryce Williams is one of 35 players named to the John Mackey Midseason Award Watch List, according to an announcement by the John Mackey Committee Wednesday.

UNCW Wins Courtyard by Marriott Classic

Led by tournament co-MVP’s Nicole Lott and Kristen Powell, who combined for 22 kills and just one hitting error, UNCW rolled past Stetson, 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-21) in the championship game of the Courtyard by Marriott Classic on Saturday at Hanover Hall.

Week 5 HS Scoreboard

Week 5 HS Scoreboard

  Coaching great Bobby Bowden speaks in Wilmington

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden believes college football is in great shape.

ECU's Terrell Stanley battles back from injury

February 12, 2014 is a day that former South Brunswick football standout Terrell Stanley will never forget.

Former South Brunswick star Terrell Stanley learns from car crash

February 12, 2014 is a day that former South Brunswick football standout Terrell Stanley will never forget.

  ECU's Trevon Brown placed on probation for violation

East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill announced Thursday that he received formal notification from the University's Office of Rights and Responsibilities that sophomore outside receiver Trevon Brown has been placed on probation for a violation of the student code of conduct.

ECU's Kurt Benkert to miss season with knee injury

East Carolina sophomore quarterback Kurt Benkert, who was named the Pirates' starter on Aug. 19, will be sidelined during the 2015 season because of a right knee injury according to an announcement from head football coach Ruffin McNeill on Wednesday.

ECU picked to finish fourth in AAC's East Division

The Pirates earned a total of 105 points as voted on by members of the media.Cincinnati was picked to win the East while Memphis was selected to take the West.

East Carolina releases 2015 football schedule

While East Carolina's second season in the American Athletic Conference will feature early road challenges, Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium will serve as the Pirates' primary venue beginning in mid-October according to a release of ECU's 2015 football schedule by the league office Thursday.

Dave Nichol named ECU offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach

East Carolina University Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill announced four staff promotions Thursday, including the appointment of Dave Nichol as the program's new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Rutgers beats North Carolina in Quick Lane Bowl

Josh Hicks ran for 202 yards and a touchdown and Rutgers beat North Carolina 40-21 on Friday night in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field.

NC State wins Bitcoin Bowl to cap turnaround year

Jacoby Brissett threw for 262 yards and one touchdown and Matt Dayes scored on runs of 24 and 15 yards to help North Carolina State beat Central Florida 34-27 on Friday night in the Bitcoin Bowl.

Williams and Lennon declared ineligible for Birmingham Bowl

A pair of starting East Carolina defenders, senior nose tackle Terry Williams and junior free safety Domonique Lennon, have been declared ineligible for the 2015 Birmingham Bowl according to an announcement from ECU head coach Ruffin McNeill Sunday.

Carden and Hardy lead nine Pirates to earned All-Conference honors

East Carolina seniors Shane Carden, Justin Hardy, Taylor Hudson and Terry Williams have been named First-Team All-American Conference according to an announcement by the league office Wednesday.

UCF stuns East Carolina with Hail Mary, 32-30

Breshad Perriman hauled in a 51-yard touchdown pass on a Hail Mary from Justin Holman on the final play of the game, lifting Central Florida over East Carolina 32-30 on Thursday night to claim a share of the American Athletic Conference title.