2014 East Carolina Pirates football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

2014 East Carolina Pirates football
East Carolina Pirates wordmark.svg
Birmingham Bowl, L 20–28 vs. Florida
Conference American Athletic Conference
2014 record 8–5 (5–3 The American)
Head coach Ruffin McNeill (5th season)
Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley (5th season)
Offensive scheme Air raid
Defensive coordinator Rick Smith (2nd season)
Home stadium Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 25 Memphis +   7 1         10 3  
Cincinnati +   7 1         9 4  
UCF +   7 1         9 4  
East Carolina   5 3         8 5  
Houston   5 3         8 5  
Temple   4 4         6 6  
South Florida   3 5         4 8  
Tulane   2 6         3 9  
Tulsa   2 6         2 10  
Connecticut   1 7         2 10  
SMU   1 7         1 11  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 East Carolina Pirates football team represented East Carolina University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill and played their home games at Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium. This was East Carolina's first season as members of the American Athletic Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 5–3 in AAC play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They were invited to the Birmingham Bowl where they lost to Florida.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 8:00 PM North Carolina Central* Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC ESPNews W 52–7   42,758
September 6 7:00 PM at No. 21 South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC ESPNU L 23–33   80,899
September 13 12:00 PM at No. 17 Virginia Tech* Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN W 28–21   63,267
September 20 3:30 PM North Carolina* Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC ESPNU W 70–41   51,082
October 4 12:00 PM SMUdagger No. 22 Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC ESPNU W 45–24   45,029
October 11 7:00 PM at South Florida No. 19 Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL ESPNU W 28–17   31,567
October 23 7:00 PM Connecticut No. 18 Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC ESPNU W 31–21   40,152
November 1 12:00 PM at Temple No. 21 Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA ESPNews L 10–20   22,130
November 13 7:00 PM at Cincinnati Paul Brown StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN2 L 46–54   19,113
November 22 3:30 PM Tulane Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC ESPN3 W 34–6   48,433
November 28 8:30 PM at Tulsa Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK ESPNU W 49–32   15,126
December 4 7:30 PM UCF Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC (Rivalry) ESPN L 30–32   41,259
January 3, 2015 12:00 PM vs. Florida* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Birmingham Bowl) ESPN2 L 20–28   30,083
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries

North Carolina Central

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 0 0 0 7
Pirates 10 21 7 14 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

South Carolina

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 6 10 0 7 23
#21 Gamecocks 7 13 10 3 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–12 2012 SCAR, 48–10

Virginia Tech

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 21 0 0 7 28
#17 Hokies 0 7 0 14 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–13 2013 VT, 15–10

North Carolina

1 2 3 4 Total
Tar Heels 13 7 7 14 41
Pirates 14 21 21 14 70
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–12–1 2013 ECU, 55–31

SMU

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0 7 17 0 24
#22 Pirates 14 14 7 10 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 2010 SMU, 45–38

South Florida

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Pirates 7 0 7 14 28
Bulls 7 10 0 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–4 2006 USF, 24–7

Connecticut

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 0 14 0 21
#18 Pirates 14 0 7 10 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Temple

1 2 3 4 Total
#21 Pirates 0 3 0 7 10
Owls 14 0 6 0 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–3 1995 ECU, 33–22

Cincinnati

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 6 14 7 19 46
Bearcats 14 17 7 16 54
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–5 2004 CIN, 24–19

Tulane

1 2 3 4 Total
Green Wave 0 3 0 0 3
Pirates 10 7 3 14 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–3 2013 TUL, 36–33

Tulsa

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 14 7 14 14 49
Golden Hurricane 14 0 11 7 32
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–5 2013 ECU, 58–24

Central Florida

1 2 3 4 Total
Knights 6 17 3 6 32
Pirates 6 3 0 21 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–3 2012 UCF, 40–20

Birmingham Bowl

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 7 0 10 3 20
Gators 7 14 7 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1983 UF, 24–17

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR NR NR RV 23 22 19 18 18 21 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches NR NR NR RV 24 21 19 16 17 19 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR 
CFP Not released 23 NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

References

  1. ^ "2014 East Carolina Pirates Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2014_East_Carolina_Pirates_football_team&oldid=796169491"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_East_Carolina_Pirates_football_team
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "2014 East Carolina Pirates football team"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA