Dominique Davis heaved a 33-yard
touchdown pass to a leaping Justin Jones as time expired to give
East Carolina a wild 51-49 against Tulsa on Sunday in coach Ruffin
McNeill's debut with the Pirates.
Davis was 27 of 46 for 383 yards with five touchdown passes -
two to Lance Lewis, two to Dwayne Harris - and one rushing TD in
his first start for East Carolina (1-0, 1-0 Conference USA).
G.J. Kinne finished 28 of 43 for 399 yards for Tulsa (0-1, 0-1).
His fifth touchdown pass - a 3-yard toss to Charles Clay with 1:22
left - appeared to have been enough for the Golden Hurricane.
But Davis whisked the Pirates downfield in nine plays. On the
final snap, he launched the ball high toward a handful of players
in the end zone. Jones outjumped everyone for it, setting off a