1992 Peach Bowl
1234 Total
NC State 77137 34
East Carolina 710020 37
DateJanuary 1, 1992
Season1991
StadiumAtlanta–Fulton County Stadium
LocationAtlanta, Georgia
Attendance59,322[1]
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
AnnouncersRon Franklin and Mike Gottfried
Peach Bowl
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The 1992 Peach Bowl was an American college football bowl game that was played on January 1, 1992, at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The game matched the North Carolina State Wolfpack against the East Carolina Pirates. It was the final contest of the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season for both teams, and ended in a 37–34 victory for the Pirates. This was the last edition of the Peach Bowl, as well as the last overall football game, played at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium, as the game moved to the Georgia Dome in the following year.

Teams

The game matched the North Carolina State Wolfpack of the Atlantic Coast Conference against the then-independent East Carolina Pirates in the first bowl game featuring those two teams. NC State was the runner-up of the ACC. The game represented the nineteenth matchup between the two teams; NC State led the series 12–6 heading into the game.[2]

NC State

Main article: 1991 NC State Wolfpack football team

East Carolina

Main article: 1991 East Carolina Pirates football team

Game summary

Scoring summary

Source:[3]

Statistics

Statistics[1] NCSU ECU
First downs 20 24
Plays–yards 80-383 75–420
Rushes–yards 56-186 24–42
Passing yards 197 378
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 16-24-1 31–51–3
Time of possession 36:07 23:53

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "1992 Peach Bowl Recap". NC State Wolfpack. 1 January 1992. Archived from the original on 2014-12-28. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
  2. ^ "North Carolina State vs East Carolina, 1869-1992". Stassen.com. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  3. ^ Grizzard, Mike (1 January 1992). "1992 Peach Bowl - East Carolina 37, N.C. State 34". East Carolina Pirates. Archived from the original on 2014-12-28. Retrieved 28 December 2014.