ECU continued its 2020 road conference slate with a 34-30 loss against Tulsa on Friday. The Pirates amassed 456 yards of offense and held the Golden Hurricane to 428 total yards. Freshman running back Rahjai Harris rushed for a game-high 118 yards to give himself three-straight games with 100-plus yards on the ground. Quarterback Holton Ahlers went 38-for-50 through the air for 330 yards, three touchdowns and an interception.

Below are some interesting notes and pieces of information following ECU’s fourth loss of the 2020 campaign. You can also find a recap of the game here.

  • ECU — has scored on 34 of 37 red zone visits in last 10 games
    • 17-for-19 in 2020
    • 3-for-4 on Friday
  • ECU won the time of possession battle 35:09 to 24:51 over Tulsa
  • ECU — forced at least one turnover in 15 of last 16 games
    • 10 total turnovers forced in last four games
    • Three turnovers forced (two interceptions, one fumble) on Friday
  • ECU — Warren Saba’s interception in the first quarter was the Pirates’ fourth pick in last four games
  • ECU has scored first in all three of its road games thus far in 2020
  • ECU — first time with a 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver in the same game since the UConn game in 2019 (six games ago)
    • Rahjai Harris had 118 yards rushing, Tyler Snead had 108 yards receiving on Friday
  • Fernando Frye started his 13th-consecutive game along the offensive line
  • Holton Ahlers logged a season-high in yards (330)
    • 12 of 38 completions on Friday went for 10-plus yards
    • First 300-yard passing game since Nov. 30, 2019 against Tulsa (five games ago)
    • 200-plus passing yards in 13-straight games that he has played in
  • Shawn Dourseau recorded his first interception as a Pirate in the second quarter
  • Rahjai Harris logged his third-consecutive game with 100-plus rushing yards (21/118 yards) — became first ECU running back to do so since Tay Cooper in 2012
    • Four rushes went for 11-plus yards on Friday
    • Picked up first career receiving touchdown in fourth quarter
  • Tyler Snead caught a game-high 16 balls for 108 yards on Friday
    • Fifth-career 100-plus yard receiving game — second in 2020
    • At least one reception in 19 of 21 career games
    • Fourth-career game with double-digit receptions — second in 2020
  • C.J. Johnson caught two passes for 41 yards
    • At least one reception in 16 of 17 career games
    • Multiple receptions in 12 career games
  • Audie Omotosho logged a career-best seven catches on Friday for 76 yards
  • Blake Proehl caught six passes for 69 yards
    • At least one reception in 20-straight games dating back to Oct. 20, 2018 versus UCF
    • At least one reception in 25 of 27 career games
  • Xavier Smith has booked at least one tackle in 18-straight games with five stops on Friday
    • Multiple tackles in 17 consecutive games
  • Jake Verity scored 12 points on Friday
    • Now has 332 career points
    • Went 3-for-3 on PATs and 3-for-4 on FGs
    • 5-for-5 on field goal attempts of 40-plus yards this season
    • 23 career multi-field goal games
    • Three consecutive games with three-plus field goals made this season — first time in career
    • Has scored double-digits in a game 16 times in career
  • ECU is now 1-4 overall, 1-3 American on the season

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