Despite losing, East Carolina wide receiver Lance Lewis and Dwayne Harris both had big days. Lewis led the team with nine catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns while Harris added seven catches for 78 yards and another two scores.
East Carolina receiver Dwayne Harris had a big day against Central Florida as he caught nine passes for 146 yards and a touchdown while also taking two carries for 44 yards.
East Carolina receiver Dwayne Harris had a big day for the Pirates as he caught literally half of the team's completions, finishing with nine catches for 99 yards and a touchdown. Another notable performance was that of Lance Lewis who hauled in just two catches but they were for 92 yards and two touchdowns.
East Carolina wide receiver Dwayne Harris is excited about the new pass-friendly offense that head coach Ruffin McNeill has brought from his days at Texas Tech. The coaching staff is excited too. Receivers coach Lincoln Riley has said "He's going to be a special one. I'm excited about Dwayne."
When asked if the 71 passes thrown during the East Carolina spring game was an anomaly, head coach Ruffin McNeill said, "Some people throw it for a hobby. We throw it for a living."
East Carolina offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley believes he has a real playmaker in wide receiver Dwayne Harris and said that "He's a special talent and we've got to find innovative ways to get the football in his hands".
East Carolina completed their second spring scrimmage and it is looking like the new offense is clicking. Quarterbacks Brad Wornick, Rio Johnson and Josh Jordan combined to throw 41 of 70 passes for 445 yards and 4 touchdowns while tight end Justin Jones had 5 for 86 yards and receiver Dwayne Harris had 5 for 56 yards and a touchdown.
Ruffin McNeill is expected to be named the next head coach of East Carolina according to a source for The Daily Reflector.
Current East Carolina coach Skip Holtz is being mentioned as a possible candidate for the open South Florida head coaching position.