Oct 3, 2013
East Carolina keep perspective after big win at North Carolina
The ECU defense never allowed UNC to stage any serious rally in the Pirates' 55-31 drubbing, but there were plenty of mistakes and plenty for the Pirates to correct this week before heading to Mufreesboro, Tenn.
Film Room: Play-action Frees Coles for Winner
D.J. Coles celebrates with teammates following the touchdown that gave the Hokies the edge.
East Carolina Defense Shines In First Scrimmage
A physical front seven that tallied six tackles for lost yardage to go along with an interception and sack from the Pirate secondary highlighted the defensive unit, while a six-yard scoring strike spearheaded the offensive performance during East Carolina's first intra-squad scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday morning at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Rocky Mount Telegram
Pirates secondary has renewed focus
The reorganization effort at the back end of the East Carolina football team's defense is far from complete, but the Pirates are on the road to recovery.