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October 25, 2013

East Central Football Notebook

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Getting in the Red Zone: The Tigers have been very strong in the red zone this season, scoring 22 of the 23 times they have made it past the 20-yard line. The 96% mark ranked then No. 3 in the nation in the category. ECU has scored 17 TDs (71%) and five field goals when making it into the red zone and also held their opponents to a 19-of-26 (73%) mark, with 16 touchdowns and three field goals.

 

Turituri Turning Up Pressure: Junior JuJu Turituri turned up the pressure on the opposition in his last outing. Turituri tallied three tackles-for-loss, doubling his season totals. He also added two sacks, which brought his season total to three.

 

Coaches Show: Every Monday night fans are encouraged to come to Rib Crib in Ada for the weekly Coaches Show on 105.5 the X-Factor. Each week coaches from all 13 sports will be on hand to talk about the latest news from their teams. Fans will be able to tweet in questions to @ECUTigersCoach or ask them in person. Each week will feature different coaches and food specials.

 

Up Next: The Tigers will return home for their final home game of the 2013 season, Nov. 2 when they host Arkansas Tech at 2 p.m. The game is Chickasaw Appreciate Day, where Chickasaw Nation members and employees receive free admission. It is also the annual Senior Day where ECU will honors its 18 seniors.

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