May 25, 2011 · There are good reasons East Carolina is still being prominently mentioned among the candidates for Big East Conference expansion in football. In fact, if average home attendance were the deciding factor, East Carolina would be the most logical choice, having averaged 49,665 fans per game last season in its 50,000-seat stadium in Greenville, N.C. The official 2018 Football schedule for the East Carolina ... About the American Athletic Conference About the NCAA NCAA Eligibility ... East Carolina University. ...

Jul 21, 2016 · East Carolina, which made public its desire to join the Big 12 through a series of tweets in July, is out of contention as a league expansion candidate. ESPN's Brett McMurphy reported on Wednesday ... And that’s OK, according to the source who said the AAC doesn’t need 12 teams in football due to overall numbers not carrying as much importance as it did when the league added East Carolina ...