Three Pirates Sign Free Agent Contracts With NFL Organizations

Former East Carolina standouts Josh Hawkins, Montese Overton and Bryce Williams have all signed undrafted free agent contracts with the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, respectively, according to official confirmations from the National Football League organizations during the weekend. Read More [+]

Pirates Announce Additional Football Signee

Gardner Minshew, a quarterback who prepped at Brandon (Miss.) High School and recently closed out a one-year stay at Northwest Mississippi Community College, has officially signed a national grant-in-aid to attend and play football at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head coach Scottie Montgomery on Wednesday. Read More [+]

Spring Football Notebook No. 15

East Carolina quarterbacks Kurt Benkert and Philip Nelson combined for 447 passing yards and collectively engineered three touchdown drives, while running backs Anthony Scott and Devin Anderson tallied 93 rushing yards on 18 carries as the Pirates concluded spring practice Saturday with their annual Purple-Gold game at Dowdy-Ficklen... Read More [+]

Spring Football Notebook No. 14

East Carolina wrapped up the practice portion of its spring schedule in cool and breezy conditions Friday inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex, working for 60 minutes under mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low 60s. Read More [+]

Spring Football Notebook No. 13

East Carolina turned in its final weekday contact practice of the spring with a special teams and operations-oriented session on Bagwell Field inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Read More [+]

Spring Football Notebook No. 12

East Carolina opened its fifth and final week of spring workouts under the guidance of first-year head coach Scottie Montgomery and staff with a productive two-hour session Monday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. Read More [+]