Tailgaters Hit ECU For First Game


GREENVILLE, Pitt County - College football is back and ECU fans came out in full force to tailgate before they watched the Pirates take on James Madison. Charlie Martin and his family love some Pirate football.Through the ups and downs, they continue to have fun supporting their team. "We've been tailgating in this spot for about 25 years," said Martin. "We grew up with all of the kids tailgating here and their friends, and our families and their friends." Martin says he welcomes everyone to their tailgates, even the opposing fans. He's always surprised how many visiting fans show up. ECU fell to James Madison 34-14. They head to Morgantown to face West Virginia next week.