ECU Quarterback Leaves Team

Former ECU starting quarterback Rio Johnson has left the team.

The announcement was made by ECU head coach Ruffin McNeill Monday afternoon during his weekly press conference.

McNeill said Johnson expressed his wish to leave during the off week last week. Johnson had started the first two games of the year for the Pirates. He threw for 435 yards, 2 touchdowns, 4 interceptions and had a rushing touchdown as well.

McNeill did not state if and where Johnson would be transferring to. The junior quarterback is still enrolled at ECU.