East Carolina Pirates: Time to Panic?

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3. That was Just How the Schedule Fell (All According to Plan)

Sep 12, 2015; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain and East Carolina Pirates head coach Ruffin McNeill greet each other after the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida Gators defeated the East Carolina Pirates 31-24. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back before the season, the preview article basically said that ECU would go 1-2 with losses to Florida in the Swamp and Navy in Annapolis. That preview article went on to suggest the Pirates would finish with a 6-2 conference record to get to 7-5. So this is exactly how it was planned to go, but there is one more feature to add.