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Tulane drops their third game in a row

ECU football rolled to a huge homecoming win to open conference play. 52-29 over Tulane.
ECU football rolled to a huge homecoming win to open conference play. 52-29 over Tulane.(WITN)
Published: Oct. 4, 2021 at 7:47 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Keaton Mitchell rushed for a career-high 222 yards and two touchdowns, Holton Ahlers passed for 288 yards and two touchdowns and East Carolina defeated Tulane 52-29 on Saturday.

Mitchell took a handoff 68 yards down the left sideline for a touchdown and also had a 62-yard gain from scrimmage on his first carry of the game. He carried the ball 15 times, averaging 14.8 yards per carry for East Carolina (3-2, 1-0 American Athletic Conference).

Mitchell had performances of 125 and 135 yards in the Pirates previous two games and had gone over 100 yards twice in 2020.

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