ECU Has Already “Reassigned” Defensive Coordinator Kenwick Thompson

The program announced the news this afternoon.

After surrendering 90 points and over 1,200 yards of total offense in the first two weeks of the 2017 season, East Carolina has demoted its defensive coordinator.

According to a new release this afternoon, Kenwick Thompson was reassigned within the football program and will not be used in a coaching capacity this season.

Associate head coach/defensive line coach Robert Prunty will take over as the Pirates’ defensive coordinator.

ECU is 0-2 on the season, falling to James Madison 34-14 and West Virginia 56-20.

The Pirates go on the road to face No. 16 Virginia Tech this Saturday.