Birmingham Bowl: Florida Gators vs. East Carolina Pirates Recap
January 3, 2015
The Florida Gators defeated the East Carolina Pirates in a thrilling Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field. In the second quarter, Brandon Powell caught a 13 yard touchdown pass from Treon Harris as Florida took a 21-7 lead at halftime. After a East Carolina touchdown made it 21-14, Treon Harris threw an 86 yard touchdown pass to Ahmad Fulwood to give Florida a 28-14 lead. Now trailing by 8 in the final minutes of the fourth quarter, Shane Carden marched the Pirates down the field. However, Vernon Hargreaves intercepted Carden in the endzone to seal the game for the Gators. Treon Harris had 123 yards passing with 2 touchdowns and an interception for the Gators. Shane Carden had 427 yards passing with 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions in a losing cause for the Pirates.