GREENVILLE, N.C. -- 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 season.
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 game.
North Carolina has agreed to pay $795,000 to settle a lawsuit by former wide receiver Jackson Boyer, who was injured in a reported hazing incident.
The Spartans' offensive line gains experience with the return of Brandon Clemons, who has played in every game the past two seasons.
Paul Finebaum shares his thoughts on the great quality of coaches in the SEC.
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Brenda Tracy, who was allegedly raped at Oregon State in 1998, will meet Wednesday with former Beavers coach Mike Riley, who now coaches at Nebraska.