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2016 East Carolina Pirates football team

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Division  East Division
2016 record  3–9 (1–7 The American)
2016 East Carolina Pirates football team
Conference  American Athletic Conference
Head coach  Scottie Montgomery (1st year)
Offensive coordinator  Tony Petersen (1st year)
Defensive coordinator  Kenwick Thompson (1st year)

The 2016 East Carolina Pirates football team represented East Carolina University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by first-year head coach Scottie Montgomery and played their home games at Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium. This was East Carolina's third season as members of the East Division of the American Athletic Conference. They finished the season 3–9, 1–7 in American Athletic play to finish in a three way tie for fourth place in the East Division.



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Note: ‡ Game vs. Navy was originally schedule for Oct. 13 (Thursday) but was postponed due to flooding from Hurricane Matthew; it was rescheduled to Saturday, Nov. 19.


This game was notable for about a score of the band members taking a knee during the national anthem. It received widespread coverage, including on CNN, Fox News, and NBC.


2016 East Carolina Pirates football team Wikipedia

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