Reid Herring and East Carolina will not play Week 3 against Virginia Tech after the game was cancelled due to Hurricane Florence, Chris Vannini of The Athletic reports.
Reid Herring completed 19 of 32 passes for 290 yards and a touchdown Saturday at home against North Carolina.
Reid Herring completed 37 of 65 passes for 309 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's loss to North Carolina A&T.
Head coach Scottie Montgomery officially named Reid Herring the starter for the team's season opener Sept. 1 against North Carolina A&T, Hoist The Colours reports.
East Carolina head coach Scottie Montgomery suggested Monday that Herring was the favorite to emerge as the Pirates' starting quarterback this season, Zach Maskavich of WNCT.com reports. "We think that we will be led this year by Raleigh native Reid Herring at the quarterback position," Montgomery said. "He has done just a tremendous job for us, growing the program, growing our expectations in the program and the leadership that comes with leading the program on the field."