Well-known former East Carolina coach and player Ed Emory dies

Posted by Andy Durham on January 5, 2013 at 10:43 am under College | 3 Comments to Read

News coming in this morning from WRALSportsFan.com….
(Ed Emory was 74 years old.)

Ed Emory’s football coaching record at ECU was (26-29) record in five seasons…

Gave East Carolina their first ever AP Top-25 final ranking at No. 20 following an 8-3 season in 1983.

Here is the part that I will always remember the most from reading the scores in the newspaper on Sunday mornings:The three losses in the 1983 season were to Florida State, Florida and Miami by a combined 13 points.

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  • Grey said,

    Hey Ad

    Can you tell me who invented the freeze option?

  • Andy Durham said,

    Was it Ed Emory or one of his assistants???

  • Grey said,


    A funny story that Ad told me. Ed took full credit…in front of a room full of coaches…hahaha…must have gotten a lot of laughs.