Written by Matt LaPan on September 25, 2015
The start of the 2015 East Carolina Pirates season has not gone how many in Greenville hoped it would. Injuries and a tough opening slate of games have the Pirates sitting at 1-2 through their first three games with losses to Florida and Navy.
After dropping their opening American Athletic Conference matchup 45-21 to Navy, the Pirates are seeking redemption as they entertain another tough out of conference matchup this weekend when they welcome Virginia Tech into Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
With the slow start and opportunity to pull even, Zeek Bigger knows his team still has a lot of football to play. When asked what the senior captain’s message has been to his teammates, Bigger said, “Keep striving. Keep your head up. We’ve got a lot of games to play. It’s only been three games, were just going on our fourth, and we’ve just gotta keep trying to be the best (read more…)