They’ll remember this one for a long time at East Carolina. There’s no doubt about that. The story of this utterly authoritative win over North Carolina will be told and retold for years and years, and for good reason.
Over at Parker’s off South Memorial the politicians sat at a table in a corner near an older man by himself, near a woman with two small children, all surrounded by black-and-white pictures – an East Carolina football team, men in a tobacco barn – and the smell of pulled pork.
East Carolina is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2008, and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing streak against LSU.