Photo: Blake Proehl
By Tom Shanahan, Correspondent
GREENVILLE -- East Carolina’s players thrive on chances to show ACC schools they were overlooked, but the Pirates were beaten last week by another team motivated by the desire to prove themselves.
North Carolina A&T, a Football Championship Subdivision member, last week upset ECU, a Football Bowl Subdivision school. Redshirt freshman wide receiver Blake Proehl, who made his college debut with nine catches for 65 yards and a touchdown, was as subdued as any of the Pirates following the 28-23 defeat. ...