Football season is such a special time of the year. That warm, fuzzy feeling of cheering on a team you’ve invested time and money in is unlike anything else. Also, let’s not forget the adrenaline rush you get when your team walk’s through that cloud of smoke onto the field with the music blaring loud. It’s a total rush, and it’s untouchable. East Carolina fans, you’re in for an awesome treat this season, and we can’t wait to tell you all about it. Keep reading to find out more about ECU’s jam-packed season.
East Carolina kicked off their 2019 football schedule on Saturday, August 31. The other non-conference games on the schedule for East Carolina in 2019 include Gardner-Webb and William & Mary and a trip to face Old Dominion. American Athletic opponents on the 2019 East Carolina football schedule include Temple, USF, Cincinnati, and Tulsa at home and Navy, UCF, SM, and UConn on the road.
Phil Steele ranks East Carolina’s 2019 football schedule as the 113th toughest schedule in the country. East Carolina’s opponents in 2019 have a combined record of 70-77 (47.6%) based on last season’s results, so this season should be more promising. While star DE Nate Harvey is gone, most of last year’s disruptive front six returns. The run defense should still be solid even if the pass defense remains problematic.
And in case you haven’t already heard, the team has a brand new coach who’s ready to come in and shake things up – Mike Houston, the former James Madison coach.
It’s time to pack the Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium again! As a bonus, the athletic department has dropped ticket prices this year plus added some fun perks like free pizza at the games, so come on out and cheer our Pirates on to more 2019 victories.
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More Exciting Things
Just like the the hype of football season, we want to get you just as excited about a new Chevrolet, Buick, or GMC vehicle! After all, everyone knows that driving to a football game with the whole family in the car can either be hit or miss. Nothing says football season like a spacious vehicle with awesome features to entertain and provide comfort for all passengers!
If your gameday mobile needs an upgrade, stop by Doug Henry Chevrolet Buick GMC and take a look at some better options. We are totally confident that we can send you on your way to the next ECU game in a stunning new car, and would love the chance to show you around our dealerships! Just stop by 8567 W. Marlboro Road, Farmville, NC 27828, or give us a call at (252) 753-7700.
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