East Carolina beats West Virginia, then the cops beat up the hometown Pirate fans. The biggest victory in team history was marred by police who reportedly engaged in acts of brutality and excessive use of force on some fans who stormed the field. You can catch a brief glimpse of the some of the alleged police thuggery at the 25-second mark in the above video. East Carolina officials say they are investigating.
Yes, it did get rough on the field, but ESPN's Holly Rowe understood the spirit of it, as did Skip Holtz. As for the officer in the background, he apparently had a double shot of testosterone at halftime.