ECU field design ranks No. 2 in nation

GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - The design on ECU's football field is a familiar sight to diehard Pirates fans. Now, it is being recognized as one of the best nationwide.

According to, the Pirates logo at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is ranked number two in the country, behind LSU's tiger eye design.

"You won't find a bolder midfield logo than that pirate staring into your soul from inside the North Carolina silhouette - and when you're at East Carolina, you need to be bold," the website stated.

UNC placed number four in the rankings for its new argyle end zone pattern.

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