East Carolina

East Carolina’s 2018 football schedule includes UNC, Virginia Tech and UCF

East Carolina head coach Scottie Montgomery cheers when East Carolina stops N.C. State on 4th down during the second half of East Carolina University’s football game against N.C. State at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, N.C. on Saturday, September 10, 2016.
East Carolina head coach Scottie Montgomery cheers when East Carolina stops N.C. State on 4th down during the second half of East Carolina University’s football game against N.C. State at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, N.C. on Saturday, September 10, 2016. newsobserver.com

East Carolina’s 2018 football schedule features two ACC teams and an undefeated 2017 team visiting Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville.

The Pirates, who finished 3-9 in coach Scottie Montgomery’s second season as coach, will host North Carolina on Sept. 8. The Pirates will travel to Virginia Tech on the next Saturday.

Central Florida, which finished 13-0 with a Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Auburn in 2017, will visit the Pirates on Oct. 20.

The Pirates play seven of their 12 games at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

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2018 East Carolina football schedule

Sept. 1 vs. N.C. A&T

Sept. 8 vs. North Carolina

Sept. 15 at Virginia Tech

Sept. 22 at South Florida

Sept. 29 vs. Old Dominion

Oct. 6 at Temple

Oct. 13 vs. Houston

Oct. 20 vs. Central Florida

Nov. 3 vs. Memphis

Nov. 10 at Tulane

Nov. 17 vs. Connecticut

Nov. 23 at Cincinnati

Dec. 1 AAC championship game

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