New ECU football coach addresses chamber of commerce

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - New ECU head football coach Mike Houston was the guest speaker Tuesday at the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Power Lunch.

Houston, who came from James Madison University, told members that taking the job at ECU is the most challenging job he has ever taken and it is the most exciting.

Houston was born in Franklin, North Carolina and says it is very comfortable to be back in North Carolina.

He says it is very important to connect the football program and himself personally with leaders in the area and have their support.

Houston also says it's time to get the football program back on track and get the stadium packed on game days.

He says his goal is to have a winning season, make a bowl game, win a bowl game and the ultimate goal is be a team that regularly competes for the AAC Championship.