Pirate fans were able to meet their new head football Ruffin McNeill for the first time in Greenville Friday.
The crowd was full of applause for the new head coach of the East Carolina Pirates.
Fans listened as McNeill laid out his plan for the Pirate football team.
Up first, getting his staff together and focusing on recruitment.
McNeill who is a former Pirate football player says Greenville is his destination, not a stepping stone.
Fans are very optimistic that the decisions he will make will lead the pirate nation to great things in seasons to come.
Coach McNeill left Texas Tech for ECU and is excited to bring his passion for the game.