Ruffin McNeill – Head Football Coach For East Carolina University (ECU) Pirates – Coaching Bio


Conceived on October 9, 1958 McNeill put in approximately 25 years as an aide in the realm of school football before getting his first changeless head guiding occupation at his place of graduation where he played protective back and graduated in 1980. In the wake of serving as the group chief for two seasons as an undergrad understudy competitor at East Carolina Ruffin chose to seek after a profession in honing football and got a graduate degree from Clemson University en route.

Ruffin McNeill is picking up a name for himself as the new head football mentor for the East Carolina University (ECU) Pirates football program. The ECU grounds is situated in Greenville, North Carolina and Coach McNeill is eager to take winning football back to the zone that especially appreciates it.

In the 1980s Coach McNeill held down right hand instructing positions at:

• Clemson University in South Carolina (1985-1986)

• Austin Peay in Clarksville, Tennessee (1987)

• North Alabama in Florence, Alabama(1988)

• Appalachian State in Boone, North Carolina (1989-1991)

In the 1990s Ruffin McNeill kept on moving around a considerable amount as he accepted each open door accessible to him to instruct himself about his specialty and to make himself more hirable for more attractive open doors.

Amid the 1990s Ruffin drilled at:

• Appalachian State in Boone, North Carolina (1989-1991 and 1993-1996)

• East Carolina in Greenville, North Carolina (1992)

• UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada (1998)

• Fresno State in Fresno, California (1999)

At last, in the year 2000 Ruffin found a school in Texas Tech University where he could build up a few roots. In breaking with his past reputation of changing occupations each couple of years Ruffin shockingly remained with the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock, Texas for an entire decade. At first brought on board as a linebackers mentor McNeill was inevitably elevated to break guarded facilitator in 2007 by head mentor Mike Leach.

In late December of 2009 Texas Tech head mentor Mike Leach was terminated for claimed wrongdoing including physically abusing a player. Upon the rejection of Coach Leach, McNeill was made a request to venture in as break head mentor and mentor the group in the post season Alamo Bowl diversion on January 2, 2010. Ruffin helped the Red Raiders complete the season on a brilliant spot by overcoming the powerful Michigan State University football program to end the season on a high note.

After the Alamo Bowl Texas Tech acquired an all the more prominent head mentor in Tommy Tuberville who has an instructing resume that incorporates head guiding spells at both Ole Miss (1995-1998) and a nine year remain at Auburn University from 1999-2008. Ruffin lost his employment amid the Tuberville move.

The way that Ruffin McNeil was constrained out of Texas Tech in the wake of putting in ten years on the Lubbock grounds ended up being somewhat of a surprisingly beneficial turn of events as it gave him the chance to accomplish the desired position of being the head mentor at his institute of matriculation, ECU. Since the January 21, 2010 declaration that Ruffin McNeill is the most recent head football mentor at East Carolina University zone fans are eager to perceive what he will do now that he is at last accountable for directing a school football program from the head mentor position.


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