2015 East Carolina Pirates football team

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2015 East Carolina Pirates football
East Carolina Pirates wordmark.svg
Conference American Athletic Conference
Division Eastern Division
2015 record 5–7 (3–5 The American)
Head coach Ruffin McNeill (6th season)
Offensive coordinator Dave Nichol (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Rick Smith (3rd season)
Home stadium Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Temple x   7 1         10 4  
South Florida   6 2         8 5  
Cincinnati   4 4         7 6  
Connecticut   4 4         6 7  
East Carolina   3 5         5 7  
UCF   0 8         0 12  
West Division
No. 8 Houston xy$   7 1         13 1  
No. 18 Navy x   7 1         11 2  
Memphis   5 3         9 4  
Tulsa   3 5         6 7  
Tulane   1 7         3 9  
SMU   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Houston 24, Temple 13
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of December 31, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2015 East Carolina Pirates football team represented East Carolina University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by sixth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill and played their home games at Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium. This was East Carolina's second season as members of the Eastern Division of the American Athletic Conference. They finished the season 5–7, 3–5 in AAC play to finish in fifth place in the East Division.

McNeill was fired at the end of the season. He finished with a six-year record of 42–24.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 6:00 p.m. Towson* Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC ESPN3 W 28–20   40,712
September 12 7:00 p.m. at Florida* Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN2 L 24–31   88,034
September 19 3:30 p.m. at Navy Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD CBSSN L 21–45   34,717
September 26 3:30 p.m. Virginia Tech* Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC ABC/ESPN2 W 35–28   50,514
October 3 4:00 p.m. at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX ESPNews W 49–23   17,136
October 10 7:30 p.m. at BYU* LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT ESPNU L 38–45   60,186
October 17 Noon Tulsadagger Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC ESPNews W 30–17   43,065
October 22 7:00 p.m. No. 22 Temple Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC ESPN2 L 14–24   39,417
October 30 7:00 p.m. at Connecticut Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT ESPNU L 13–31   23,116
November 7 7:30 p.m. South Florida Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC CBSSN L 17–22   45,194
November 19 7:00 p.m. at UCF Bright House Networks StadiumOrlando, FL (Rivalry) ESPN W 44–7   23,734
November 28 Noon Cincinnati Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC CBSSN L 16–19   40,743
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries

Towson

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 7 3 3 7 20
Pirates 14 0 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

at Florida

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 7 0 7 10 24
Gators 10 0 14 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 01/03/2015 UF, 28–20

at Navy

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 7 7 0 7 21
Midshipmen 7 21 0 17 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2012 NAVY, 56–28

Virginia Tech

1 2 3 4 Total
Hokies 14 0 7 7 28
Pirates 14 7 14 0 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–13 2014 ECU, 28–21

at SMU

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 7 14 14 14 49
Mustangs 13 10 0 0 23
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 2014 ECU, 45–24

at BYU

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 14 7 0 17 38
Cougars 7 21 14 3 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Tulsa

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 7 13 3 7 30
Golden Hurricane 0 0 0 17 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–5 2014 ECU, 49–32

Temple

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 3 7 0 14 24
Pirates 0 14 0 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–4 2014 TEM, 20–10

at Connecticut

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 6 0 0 7 13
Huskies 3 7 14 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2014 ECU, 31–21

South Florida

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 2 10 0 10 22
Pirates 0 7 7 3 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–4 2014 ECU, 28–17

at UCF

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 14 17 13 0 44
Knights 7 0 0 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–4 2014 UCF, 32–30

Cincinnati

1 2 3 4 Total
Bearcats 0
Pirates 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–6 2014 CIN, 54–46

References

  1. ^ "2015 East Carolina Pirates Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
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