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Three New Teams In The AAC: East Carolina, Tulsa and Tulane Join UConn's Conference

EAST CAROLINA

Location: Greenville, N.C.

Enrollment: 21,298

Founded: 1907

Nickname: Pirates

Colors: Purple and gold

Famous ECU athletes: Jets running back Chris Johnson; NFL quarterback David Garrard; former NFL quarterback Jeff Blake; former NFL running backs Tony Collins and Earnest Byner; Olympic track and field gold medalist LaShawn Merritt; former MLB third baseman Chad Tracy; former NBA player Blue Edwards.

Other famous alumni: Actresses Sandra Bullock, Beth Grant and Emily Procter; WWE CEO Vince McMahon; two-time U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Rick Atkinson, Dan Neil, Sandra Mims...

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