ECU announced Wednesday that the Pirates and Brigham Young will play football games in 2017 and '18.
In 2017, the Pirates will host the first game. In 2018, the two teams will in LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah.
"BYU’s national athletic profile and the beauty of the campus and surrounding area make both of these games ones that every Pirate will want to see - here in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium as well as at LaVell Edwards Stadium," ECU Director of Athletics Terry Holland said in a news release by the school. "This series will provide first-class football and terrific sportsmanship for all Pirate and Cougar fans. This is a relationship that we would like to continue in the future, possibly with competitions in other sports."