Team preview: East Carolina
Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college football season, exclusively on Insider.
Originally Published: July 28, 2004Blue Ribbon Yearbook
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It was a humbling head coaching debut in 2003 for East Carolina's John Thompson. His only victory was against 0-13 Army, and his defense was weak. That's enough to make a longtime defensive coordinator ill.
COACH AND PROGRAM
But through all the losses, Thompson kept the team together.
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