1992 Peach Bowl

1992 Peach Bowl
1234 Total
NC State 77137 34
East Carolina 710020 37
Date January 1, 1992
Season 1991
Stadium Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
Location Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance 59,322[1]
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers Ron Franklin and Mike Gottfried

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.


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

East Carolina

Game summary

Scoring summary



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


  1. 1 2 "1992 Peach Bowl Recap". NC State Wolfpack. 1 January 1992. 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. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
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