May 6, 2013
GREENVILLE, N.C. - The East Carolina Department of Athletics announced today that the official ballot for the All-Time Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Team is now open for fan voting.
As part of the activities surrounding the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, the Pirate Nation will have the opportunity to vote online for the all-time team by clicking here. Voting will run through Friday, June 15.
Fans will have a chance to decide who they think is the best player (since 1963) at each position, as well as the all-time head coach. The team will consist of 26 Pirates (11 offensive, 11 defensive, four special teamers) and one coach with a full reveal of the results following in August leading up to the 2013 season opener against Old Dominion.
An online fan message forum has also been created where the Pirate Nation can share their favorite memories of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, whether it involves a certain player, coach, game or even a special personal moment. Simply click here, scroll to the bottom of the page, complete the information boxes below and click "submit." The editorial staff of ECUPirates.com will post the remarks on a regular basis so everyone will know why you cherish East Carolina Football, Bagwell Field and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Stay tuned as next week the ballot and voting process for the Most Memorable Game in the stadium's history will be unveiled.