Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Contact | RSS | Search

Stakes have changed for ECU-UNC series

When East Carolina competed as an independent in football from 1977 through 1996, there wasn't a bigger game than a road trip to play an in-state, Atlantic Coast Conference opponent. While Saturday's trip to Chapel Hill has significant implications for the Pirates, it is no longer a season-defining matchup. ECU coach Ruffin McNeill has played and coached against North Carolina. (Bonesville.net)

Recent Football Articles:

3 questions with UNC assistant Vic Koenning

Video: This Is SportsDesk: Larry Fedora Started From the Bottom

Turner's Take: Draft Day

Darian Durant signs multi-year contract with Saskatchewan Roughriders

Hakeem Nicks won't wear Marvin Harrison's 88