Shane Ryan is the author of the New York Times’ best-seller "Slaying the Tiger: A Year Inside the Ropes on the New PGA Tour." He has written about sports, politics, and art for ESPN The Magazine, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and other national publications. He graduated from Duke University and lives in Durham.
East Carolina football fans are rabidly energetic and fiercely loyal, and they don’t back down. Ask them why, and you’ll find out that their team, their town, and their school all have something to prove.