BYU, East Carolina Change Home-and-Home Series Dates

By Kevin Kelley -
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium

BYU travels to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in 2017. (Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Back in 2012, BYU and East Carolina announced a home-and-home football series that was to be played in Greenville, North Carolina in 2017 and Provo, Utah in 2018.

Today we learned that there has been a date change for the match-up in Provo. In an East Carolina release this morning announcing a future football game at Florida, the ECU-BYU game in Provo was listed for the 2015 season rather than 2018.

We followed up with East Carolina and they confirmed that the 2018 game at Provo has in fact been moved to 2015. The ECU athletics department also provided us with the tentative dates for both games. BYU is currently set to host East Carolina on Oct. 10, 2015 and travel to face the Pirates on Oct. 21, 2017.

BYU now has 11 games scheduled for the 2015 season. The Cougars are set to host Boise State, Cincinnati, UConn, Fresno State, and East Carolina and travel to Nebraska, Michigan, Southern Miss, San Jose State, UNLV, and Utah State.

The Southern Miss game in 2015 has been rumored to be off, but we have yet to obtain official confirmation of that. BYU was slated to visit USM in 2014, but it was removed from both schedules.

In 2017, the Cougars have eight games scheduled and need four more.

East Carolina has three games scheduled for both the 2015 and 2017 seasons. In 2015, the Pirates host Virginia Tech and travel to Florida, while in 2017 they host Virginia Tech and visit West Virginia.

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8 Comments to BYU, East Carolina Change Home-and-Home Series Dates

  1. Bill (the one that's commenting for years not the newbie) sai said....

    I am surprised; when BYU first announced they were going Indy, I expected a lot of MAC, CUSA and SBC level teams. 2015 looks like a very decent schedule.

    February 27, 2014 at 8:32 pm
    • brentano said....

      I have high hopes for that last BYU spot in 2015.

      February 28, 2014 at 12:20 am
    • bradleysmith1212 said....

      The Cougars seem to be scheduling a hybrid MWC-AAC schedule with some high-profile Big Ten opponents and then two or three PAC 12 (in about 3 or 4 years) – but without road trips to Laramie. I’m not complaining!

      March 3, 2014 at 4:07 pm
  2. Jason said....

    Nice detective work, Kevin!

    Now if we could some info on what’s going on with 2016…

    February 27, 2014 at 9:56 pm
  3. Bob said....

    This sites database is not synchronized…

    WV schedule:
    2015 ECU@WV
    2016 WV@ECU
    2017 ECU@WV
    2018 WV@ECU

    ECU schedule:
    2017 ECU@WV
    2020 ECU@WV

    I believe the latter is correct.

    February 27, 2014 at 11:29 pm
  4. Greg said....

    Wow. ECU’s scheduled series with South Carolina and West Virginia have changed a lot over the years. Both schools owe trips to Greenville.

    February 28, 2014 at 1:46 am

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