banner
ECU

WR Webster dismissed from ECU football team

Posted February 27

East Carolina Pirates wide receiver Danny Webster (33)  during todays game.East Carolina defeats Marshall  65-59 in O.T. at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville North Carolina. (Photos By Anthony Barham)

East Carolina head football coach Ruffin McNeill confirmed Thursday that junior wide receiver Danny Webster has officially been dismissed from the Pirate program after a recent arrest that followed prior team rule violations.

"Because of the history involved with Danny, we really do not have any other option than to dismiss him from the team," McNeill said. "Our top priority is to remain consistent with values that define the foundation of our program and with that comes a level of accountability."

Webster, who missed the season opener against Appalachian State in 2012 and the final eight games of the 2013 season because of suspensions for separate team rule violations, finished his ECU career with 95 catches for 894 yards in 28 games dating back to 2011.

2 Comments

This story is closed for comments.

Oldest First
View all
  • tcoutouzis Feb 27, 7:22 p.m.

    It is a shame because he was a talented receiver. He threw it all away. Most of the Pirate Nation knows about what he did to put himself in this position. He suffered the consequences for his actions.

  • vt94hokies Feb 27, 4:50 p.m.

    Coach Ruff doesn't mess around when they break the rules. He's consistent in dealing with his players. I respect this.

  • Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Friday at 11:35 pm on WRAL-TV

  • US Open Tennis: Men’s & Women’s Third Round

    Saturday at 11:00 am on WRAL-TV

  • ACC Football Kickoff Show

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • US Open Tennis: Men’s Third Round & Women’s Fourth Round

    Sunday at 11:00 am on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Panthers at Pittsburgh

    Friday at 7:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • CFB: NC State vs Georgia Southern

    Saturday at 12:30 pm on WRAL-FM

  • HSFB: Southern Durham at Hillside

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • High School Wrap Up Show

    Sunday at 9:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • Football Friday
Scoreboard
Local
Final
GWI 7
DUR 1
 
6:35pm Tonight
GWI
DUR
 
Final
PIT 5
STL 2
Final
BAL 4
TAM 2
Final
PHI 4
WAS 3
Final
TOR 7
BOS 11
Final
DET 5
NYY 2
Final
NYM 3
ATL 2
Final
CIN 0
CHC 3
Final
CWS 6
CLE 8
Final
KAN 2
MIN 1
Final
HOU 4
OAK 2
Final
ARI 5
LOS 9
Final
ANA 8
MIA 2
Final
SDP 4
MIL 1
Final
SEA 5
TEX 0
Final
SFG 3
COL 0
12:35pm Today
PIT
STL
 
3:40pm Today
SEA
TEX
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
TAM
 
7:05pm Tonight
PHI
WAS
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BOS
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
ATL
 
7:10pm Tonight
CIN
CHC
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
CLE
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
MIN
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
 
9:10pm Tonight
SDP
MIL
 
9:40pm Tonight
ARI
LOS
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
MIA
 
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
COL
 
Final
GWI 7
DUR 1
 
6:35pm Tonight
GWI
DUR