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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

ECU eyes pass blocking role for S.C. star

As a taller kid growing up in North Augusta, SC, Victor Johnson naturally gravitated toward basketball. But Johnson's involvement in that sport eventually led him to the football field where the 6-foot-4, 250-pounder has developed into major-college caliber player in a short time. ... More from Sammy Batten...

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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Verbal Commit: WR Justin Strozier ...

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BASEBALL

Godwin arrives where he began

Cliff Godwin came back home Thursday, taking over the head baseball coaching position at his alma mater, East Carolina. For Godwin, it was the end of a circular route than began in 1997 when he was recruited out of nearby Greene Central High School. ... More from Woody Peele...

 

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Commissioner touts the future

American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco met with the press on Tuesday at East Carolina's Harvey Hall to hail the Pirates' pending July 1st entry into the league. After his introduction by ECU athletic director Jeff Compher, the former CBS Sports and ESPN executive highlighted the AAC's aggressive goals and flaunted the league's contractual arrangement for high-profile TV exposure on ESPN, ABC and CBS Sports. During his remarks, Aresco said of the Pirates, "The country is going to discover ECU in a way that it hasn’t.” (Aresco photo by W.A. Myatt; audio courtesy of Pirate Radio 1250 via Brian Bailey) ... Select audio clip (43 minutes, 15 seconds)...
 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Verbal Commits: OL Darius Anderson, OL Victor Johnson ...

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FOOTBALL / BASEBALL / GENERAL

McCants could open door for Lebo

Al MyattAllegations from former North Carolina basketball player Rashad McCants could have significant implications for East Carolina. McCants has said he received improper academic assistance while helping the Tar Heels to an NCAA championship in 2005. ... More from Al Myatt...
 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Taz Richardson: The man with the hands

Often during the recruitment of one player, college football coaches discover another prospect who they wind up pursuing as well. Such was the case for East Carolina last fall as it went about the process of recruiting and signing Mauldin (SC) High School quarterback Dre Massey. ... More from Sammy Batten...

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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Linebacker Thomas primed for impact

Danny Thomas could be considered a football nomad because he'll have played for three different schools before graduating from high school. But while Thomas's location has changed frequently, his production on the field has been steadily spectacular. ... More from Sammy Batten...

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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Future Pirate living up to family name

The last name Gore has been a common one for years in the North Myrtle Beach (SC) High School football program, but one particular clan by that title has distinguished itself longer than most others with the Chiefs. ... More from Sammy Batten...

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