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 footballscoop.com, 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.