East Carolina Pirates announce 2012 Football Schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

East Carolina PiratesThe East Carolina Pirates have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Navy, North Carolina, South Carolina, Houston, Marshall and UCF.

East Carolina opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against Appalachian State before traveling to face South Carolina on Sept. 8. The remainder of their non-conference schedule includes at North Carolina on Sept. 22 and home vs. Navy on Oct. 27.

ECU opens 2012 C-USA play on Sept. 15 at home against Southern Miss. The remainder of their conference slate includes vs. UTEP (Sept. 29), at UCF (Oct. 6), vs. Memphis (Oct. 13), at UAB (Oct. 20), vs. Houston (Nov. 3), at Tulane (Nov. 17) and vs. Marshall (Nov. 24).

The 2012 C-USA Championship Game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will be hosted by the team with the highest C-USA winning %.

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