Football Top-10 Moments: 6 Through 4
ORONO, Maine – In celebration of the program's 1,000th game against Boston College on Sept. 8, University of Maine football fans have voted on the top-10 moments in school history. Below are moments 6 through 4.
6. 2010 Brice-Cowell Musket win in overtime vs. UNH – With the game tied 13-13 late in the fourth quarter, Maine blocks a Wildcat field goal in the waning seconds to force game into overtime. In the extra session, Jerron McMillian intercepts a pass to give the Black Bears possession. On the ensuing Black Bear possession, Maine kicker Brian Harvey nails a 37-yard field goal for the win, the Black Bears' first in seven years.
5. Marcus Williams' 41-yard TD run in 2002 Playoffs – Trailing 13-7 in the fourth quarter at powerhouse Appalachian St. in 2002 NCAA Playoffs, Black Bear great Marcus Williams breaks off for a 41-yard TD run, giving Maine a 14-13 lead that they would not relinquish.
4. Maine comes back at Youngstown St. to win 27-22 en route to the 1965 Tangerine Bowl – Down 22-7 midway through the fourth quarter against Youngstown State, Maine rallies for three touchdowns in the final 8:10 to win 27-22 as the Black Bears win the Yankee Conference and advance to the Tangerine Bowl, the first and only bowl game in program history.
The countdown finishes Thursday, Sept. 6 with the number 1 moment being announced live on the Coach Cos Radio Show from the Sea Dog in Bangor on Thursday evening beginning at 7 p.m. The show can be heard on radio stations WAEI 97.1 FM in Bangor, WSYY 1240 AM in Millinocket, WRKD 1450 AM in Rockland and on taped delay on Saturdays at 11 a.m. on WJJB 96.3 FM in Portland. The show can also be heard worldwide on www.GoBlackBears.com.