East Carolina 28, UAB 23
Dominique Davis threw three touchdowns and three interceptions
as East Carolina survived a school-record seven turnovers and held
on for a 28-23 win over UAB on Saturday to win its first game of
The Blazers (0-3, 0-2 Conference USA) remained winless and
suffered a loss at quarterback with 1:09 left in the third quarter
when Bryan Ellis was injured in his upper body. Ellis had to be
taken off the field on a backboard.
East Carolina running back Reggie Bullock rushed for 169 yards
on 24 carries and a touchdown. Davis was 35 for 42 for 361 yards
for the Pirates (1-2, 1-0).
UAB backup quarterback Jonathan Perry led the Blazers on an
80-yard scoring drive that made the score 28-23 midway through the
fourth quarter. He also led another drive that ended with a
fourth-down incompletion in the end zone with 2 minutes left in the