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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport
'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.
7 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington
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.
11 hrs ago | SILive.com
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.
15 hrs ago | NFLMocks
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:06 pm
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