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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NCAA Football Picks: North Carolina Tar Heels vs. East Carolina Pirates Odds

's East Carolina Pirates. Game time is set for 3:30 p.m. , and the contest will be broadcast nationally on North Carolina comes into this matchup 2-0 straight up after posting wins over Liberty and San Diego State, but it failed to cover against the spread, according to Cover's betting trends , in either game as a double-digit favorite at home.

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7 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Pirate trio takes home weekly honors

GREENVILLE, N.C. Following East Carolina's 28-21 win at No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday, a trio of Pirates have earned weekly honors highlighted by junior Josh Hawkins' selection as the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week.

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11 hrs ago | SILive.com

Blitz Coverage: St. Peter's flies to No. 1 after a huge win

So week 2 of the season was not a run of success for our initial top 5. One team didn't play, another got blitzed by a New Jersey powerhouse and a third had a deflating loss. That adds up to a lot of movement, and one team moving out.

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15 hrs ago | NFLMocks

College Football Stock Report: Tyler Murphy Stomps USC

Several players saw their college football stock take big hits or get big boosts in week 3. Which ones were the most noteworthy? His future as a pro quarterback is very much in doubt but Tyler Murphy is solely resposible for easily the biggest upset of the 2014 college football season. His 191 rushing yards and a touchdown on just 13 carries befuddled USC all night and gave Boston College a huge 37-31 victory.

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19 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Football: East Carolina Outplays the Hokies. The Agony...

"Nothing in life is quite as important as you think it is while you're thinking about it." Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow I agree with the Virginia Tech players and coaches, not to mention Aaron McFarling and Andy Bitter, that this was not simply the result of a hangover from the epic Ohio State victory.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

Pirates Replay: Seizing the moment with a signature win

Offensively, the Pirates didn't sit back waiting to let Virginia Tech disrupt QB Shane Carden's rhythm the way it did in forcing three interceptions a year ago in Greenville. This time, coach Ruffin McNeill and coordinator Lincoln Riley decided to take the attack to the Hokies by throwing the ball downfield early and often.

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The Charlotte Observer

Carolinas College Football: Weekend in review 09.14.14

South Carolina Gamecocks safety T.J. Gurley celebrates a missed field goal by Georgia in the fourth quarter at Williams-Brice Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Columbia, S.C. The Gamecocks upset Georgia for a 38-35 win.

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SILive.com

College football rewind: Virginia Tech, USC exposed as pretenders

UCLA quarterback Jerry Neuheisel, top right, is carried off the field after UCLA's 20-17 win over Texas in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

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Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Football: ECU Took No Quarter and Showed No Mercy

In what was an opportunity to show the football nation the Hokies were for real turned into a Black & Purple beat down of epic proportions. Fifth year senior Shane Carden smoked the lauded secondary for 427 yards en route to another Pirate Victory in similar 2008 fashion.

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NFLMocks

College Football Rankings: Virginia Tech Will Fall Big

Sep 6, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies head coach Frank Beamer on the sidelines during the third quarter against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Last week, it certainly appeared that nobody was going to be able to stop the Virginia Tech Hokies as they completely dismantled Ohio State in a nationally televised outing.

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NFL

Jeremiah: Gurley draws Taylor, Lynch comparisons

It was a wild third weekend of college football, with upsets and nail-biters aplenty. But the biggest story of the day, as far as NFL prospects are concerned, was the injury suffered by UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley vs. Texas .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Post and Courier

Sapakoff: Gamecocks, fans make the adjustments in Georgia upset win

Dylan Thompson was getting a haircut this week when his Columbia barber asked if he thought South Carolina would beat Georgia. All it took was a few adjustments - on offense, on defense, from weather-beaten fans in the stands.

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The Washington Post

College football may not have had the matchups, but it did bring the drama

West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert shushes the crowd after kicking the winning field goal as time ran out, giving the Mountaineers a 40-37 win at Maryland. Going into the third week of the college football season , the slate had a decidedly blah look .

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WECT-TV Wilmington

East Carolina stuns No. 17 Virginia Tech 28-21

East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden threw three touchdown passes and scored a rushing touchdown with 16 seconds left to lead the Pirates to a 28-21 upset of No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday.

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BleacherReport

East Carolina vs. Virginia Tech: Game Grades, Analysis for the Hokies

Michael Brewer may have finished with 298 yards and three touchdowns, but the Texas Tech transfer had a disappointing game. His two interceptions were absolutely terrible decisions, and he never looked comfortable throughout the loss.

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Bucs Dugout

Pennant Race Flashback: September 13, 1970

One out from victory in the 1970 pennant race, Matty Alou, Steve Blass, and the Pirates were vexed by the winds of Wrigley Field. - David Banks The still-in-first-place-Pirates showed signs of righting their course in Montreal by halting the losing streak on September 1 and rolling to a 6-1 lead in the sixth inning a night later.

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BleacherReport

East Carolina vs. Virginia Tech: Live Score and Highlights

Although Virginia Tech has won the last four meetings, Frank Beamer 's squad managed an ugly 15-10 victory last season. Senior East Carolina receiver Justin Hardy, who has racked up 202 catches for 2,609 yards and 21 touchdowns since 2012, will challenge clash, which is scheduled to kick off at noon ET.

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Buffalo Rumblings

2015 NFL Draft, Buffalo Bills prospects: Week 3 college football chat

It had to happen at some point - sometimes the schedules align to create a dud of a week. For this week, I'm going to start you off by not recommending a noon game.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

College Football Storylines: Sept. 13

PREGAME CHATTER: A win, is a win, and no one can discount the Wolfpack for being 2-0 at this point in the season. Yes, it hasn't been pretty, but quarterback Jacoby Brissett has been excellent when the game is on the line.

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Sun Journal

Football: Pirates hungry for another shot at Hokies

Key Players: ECU - QB Shane Carden, WR Justin Hardy, WR Isaiah Jones, RB Breon Allen, LB Zeek Bigger, LB Brandon Williams. Virgina Tech - QB Michael Brewer, RB Shai McKenzie, WR Willie Byrn, DT Luther Maddy, DB Kendall Fuller, DB Brandon Facyson, DE Dadi Nicholas.

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