“Several coaches from East Carolina came up to me in the end and said, ‘That guy can play pretty much anywhere in the country,’” N.C. Central coach Jerry Mack said of star defensive back Mike Jones.
It's LeVelle Moton Day in Raleigh.
NCCU couldn't sustain what it started after Eagles safety C.J. Moore returned a fumble for a touchdown.
On Saturday in NCCU's season opener at East Carolina, Wilkins led the Eagles in receiving with four catches for 58 yards. One of those grabs was for 42 yards.
NCCU vs. ECU
The Eagles get their first test today. It’s not a little quiz, either. No, they’re taking a serious exam at East Carolina’s Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville (8 p.m., ESPNews). It will be Jerry Mack’s debut as a head coach.
East Carolina could challenge standout NCCU cornerback Mike Jones in the season opener for both the Pirates and the Eagles in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville on Saturday (8 p.m., ESPNews).
New coach, new season for Eagles looking to bury both the past and their opponents
TWO TIERS, ONE FIELD
Basketball has been good to N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton. But he's had his share of tough times, too.
Add author to the résumé of N.C. Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton.
An attorney for fired N.C. Central football coach Henry Frazier III said the university probably hasn't heard the last from his client.
As nasty as it was outdoors early Saturday morning, N.C. Central football coach Jerry Mack still had the Eagles out there practicing on campus at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium.
N.C. Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton has signed a four-your contract extension with his alma mater.
The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation’s five biggest conferences the ability to unilaterally change some of the basic rules governing college sports. If the 16-2 decision stands, there will be striking differences between the 65 largest schools and the more than 280 others in Division I beginning as early as Oct. 1.