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Skip Holtz began his first year as coach of the East Carolina University football team in the fall of 2005. He takes over a team that has won just three games in the past two years. He is the 19th head football coach in the school's history. In this EAST magazine interview Holtz talks with Bethany Bradsher about being the new football coach.
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23077
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C.J. Wilson, a former defensive end for East Carolina University, has had a successful NFL career during the past six years. This article discusses his journey to NFL stardom--from his high school football days in the small town of Pinetown, North Carolina to the Super Bowl stage.
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2005 marks the 73rd football season at East Carolina University. The football team was started by C. Kenneth Beatty, who received no pay for coaching. The victory bell, located on the west side of Memorial Gymnasium, was given to ECU by the Veterans Club. It was to be rung after games won by the Pirates. Plans to secure the bell began in 1951, and it was officially presented on October 10, 1953. ECU is holding a Victory Bell Commemorative Service on March 29, 2005.
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24275
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The eastern region of North Carolina increasingly relies upon East Carolina University economically. Though it is the third largest UNC system school, it is still the underdog when compared to other schools like UNC Chapel Hill and NC State. ECU football has become a major social event for the region and head coach Ruffin McNeill works hard to ensure that his players perform well on the field and in the classroom.
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25376
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In an interview with Bethany Bradsher, ECU head football coach John Thompson talks about his expectations for the team and the season as well as his adjustment to Greenville and some of his hobbies.
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25390
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Pirate football coach Skip Holtz discusses the challenges the team will face with the improvements made by the teams they will face this year.
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25389
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Tailgating is a tradition as old as football itself and the people of Greenville are finding more creative ways to do so. There is a necessity list when it comes to tailgating, but there are creative ways around certain items.
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25401
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David Gerrard, quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars expresses details from his time in college at ECU and how it got him to where he is today.
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25400
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There are many people needed to maintain a Division I sports team. Most of the people involved do more behind-the-scenes work like budgeting or filming practices and games.
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25411
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Jerry McGee plans to retire as a college football official after the coming season. He has worked close to 400 games and has made some close calls on the field and says that ECU changed his life.
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25435
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The East Carolina University football team will face many challenges in the upcoming season. Head coach, Skip Holtz believes the best way to attract the attention of the Bowl Championship series alliance is to keep winning.
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25463
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Although not all ECU football players have gone on to play professional football, some are still at the center of East Carolina sports today. Jimmy Creech, class of 73/74 has been a backbone of fundraising and community support in heralding in a future for ECU sports.
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25481
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After getting a rocky start in collegiate football and academia at Boston College, senior quarterback Dominique Davis has made a name for himself at East Carolina, topping the NCAA’s rankings. He says part of his success is the relationship he has with offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley, an energetic part of Ruffin McNeill’s coaching staff.
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25605
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Defensive end Matt Milner uses simple physics to up his football game, and so far, it has paid off. As a four-time Chancellor’s List honoree and Commissioners Academic Medal awardee, Milner has also been selected for the Conference USA All-Academic Team, been the first Capital One Academic all-American selection in ECU football history, and chosen as ECU’s Outstanding Male Scholar athlete.
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26700
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The writer, sports editor for The Daily Reflector, recounts upon the working relationships that he has had with East Carolina University’s football coaches, going back over a decade and four previous coaches, while he also gave his opinion on the future of ECU football.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Fall 2016, p48-50, il, por