GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Dwayne Harris caught eight passes for 108 yard and two touchdowns, including a kickoff return for a score, to lead East Carolina to a 37-21 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday.
Harris, who finished with 254 all-purpose yards, caught touchdowns passes of 23 and 39 yards. He also scored on a 99-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter.
The Pirates (7-4, 6-1 Conference USA) can clinch the conference East Division title with a win next weekend over Southern Mississippi.
Patrick Pinkney, who went 20-for-25, passed for 250 yards and three touchdowns for East Carolina. Darryl Freeney had seven catches for 118 yards, including a 59-yard touchdown catch late in the third.
Joe Webb was 19-for-27 for 247 yards passing, including two fourth-quarter touchdowns and an interception for the Blazers (5-6, 4-3). Webb also had 132 yards rushing.
Derek Stingley Jr., a 6-foot-1 cornerback and the No. 67 ranked prospect in the class of 2019, committed to LSU on Wednesday.
LSU regained a commitment from one of its early 2019 commits, giving the Tigers the No. 2 and No. 5 players in the state of Louisiana.
Vanderbilt lineman Rutger Reitmaier, who sat out the 2017 season after transferring from Oregon, has received an NCAA waiver and can play this fall.
College football may still be a few months away, but it's never too early to get to know the players destined for highlight-worthy moments this fall.
The University of Maryland has hired longtime collegiate athletic trainer and sports medicine consultant Dr. Rod Walters to conduct a review into the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.
Wake Forest has added two graduate transfer kickers: Darren Ford from Hope College, and Eric Osteen, who had been serving with the Army since graduating from West Point in 2013.