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East Carolina University vs. Florida Atlantic held at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.   (Aileen Devlin/ The Daily  Reflector)
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East Carolina University vs. Florida Atlantic held at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. (Aileen Devlin/ The Daily Reflector)

Summers: ECU produces stylish win

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Black was the new purple on Thursday night inside East Carolina’s Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

With the start of another fall season, the Pirates dove headlong into one of the hottest fashion trends of the last few years when they unveiled their first-ever all-black uniforms in an otherwise routine 31-13 victory over Florida Atlantic.

The Pirates at last joined the ranks of the hipsters in college football and looked good doing so, dressed out in black Nike jerseys, pants and helmets trimmed in purple and gold numbers and letters. It was something ECU players and many (not all) fans began wishing for as soon as teams across the country began making similar bold fashion statements a few years ago.

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