| 8–5 (5–3 The American)|
Rick Smith (2nd year)
| Air raid|
| American Athletic Conference|
Ruffin McNeill (5th year)
Lincoln Riley (5th year)
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.
2014 East Carolina Pirates football team Wikipedia