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Final Score Exclusive: Top Game in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium History--ECU vs Pittsburgh, 1991

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East Carolina's thrilling 24-23 win over Pitt in 1991 is the all-time greatest game in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium history in the WNCT-TV's Final Score rankings.

The stadium celebrates 50 years of Pirate football this season.

Pirate quarterback Jeff Blake scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion in the final minute as East Carolina rallied to beat Pittsburgh in the game.

East Carolina would go on to beat North Carolina State in the Peach Bowl that year and the squad finished 9th in the final Associated Press poll.

 

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