1  Lance Lewis
Lance Lewis



Last College:
East Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 209

Outside Receiver



ECU Cruises To 55-14 Win Over Southern Miss


Trio Of Seniors Selected To All-Star Games

Emanuel Davis, Bradley Jacobs And Lance Lewis Chosen For Postseason Events


Three Pirates Named To All-Conference USA Squads

Seniors Lance Lewis And Emanuel Davis Receive Second-Team Designation


East Carolina Closes Regular Season At Marshall

Saturday's Winner Ensures Bowl Appearance


McNeill's Weekly Press Conference

Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses Regular-Season Finale At Marshall


East Carolina-Navy Game Highlights

Watch highlights from East Carolina's win at Navy.


East Carolina-Memphis Game Highlights

Watch highlights from East Carolina's win at Memphis.


ECU Football vs. Navy- AP Photos


Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

A gifted pass catcher whose two-year career earned significant representation in the Pirates' all-time and single-season record books ... Arrival into ECU program coincided with the implementation of a spread offensive scheme and took full advantage of ample pass-catching opportunities in new system ... Turned in two of the school's top 10 single-season reception totals, stood third in career receptions (149) and fifth in reception yards (1,716) ... Established a new program standard with 22 touchdown catches, topping a mark that was set in 1997, despite playing in only 22 games ... Tallied six career multiple-touchdown reception contests, four double-digit catch games and seven triple-digit reception yardage outings ... Brought plenty of experience, speed, agility and sure-handedness as the anchor of the receivers' corps at the outside or "X" position ... Provided ECU with an immediate impact in 2010 after a junior college career.

2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
2011: Started eight of nine games played, missing three due to injuries ... Sidelined for the Southern Miss and UTEP contests because of a right foot injury before missing the season finale at Marshall (left knee) ...Suffered latter injury against UCF a week earlier, limiting action to just one play ... Completed senior campaign as the unit's second-leading receiver with 60 catches for 600 yards and eight touchdowns ... Averaged 10.0 yards per reception ... Established new career bests in catches (13 vs. South Carolina in the opener at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium, which was one shy of a program single-game record) and reception yards (166 vs. North Carolina at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, which ranked as the sixth-highest single-game performance in school history) early during campaign ... Selected as a College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Wide Receiver for Week 4 following effort vs. Tar Heels ... Recorded five or more catches in seven of nine games played and logged eight or more receptions on four occasions (13 vs. South Carolina, 10 vs. North Carolina, nine vs. Navy and eight vs. UAB) ... Reached 80 or more reception yards three times (166 vs. UNC, 108 vs. South Carolina and 80 vs. Navy) ... On other end of TD passes in six of nine games, booking multi-scoring grabs twice (two each against Gamecocks and Blazers) ... Caught record-setting 22nd career TD in the second quarter against Tulane ... Turned in a pair of notable 30-minute performances, picking up eight receptions for 77 yards against South Carolina (second half) and had seven catches for 62 yards vs. UAB in first-half action ... Ranked 21st nationally (among all FBS receivers) in receptions per game (6.7 rpg) ... Catch total (60) was the eight-highest in ECU single-season history and followed a No. 2 rank a year earlier ... Enjoyed a three-game TD reception streak, catching scoring passes in succession against Memphis, Navy and Tulane ... Led all Pirate pass catchers in non-conference action (four games) with 35 grabs for 371 yards (10.6 ypr) and four scores ... Caught 80.0 percent of passes thrown to him (60-of-75) and 86.7 percent of passes (26-of-30) intended for him on second down ... Also served as ECU's top punt returner ... Had nine returns for 140 yards - an average of 15.6 yards per bring-back ... Logged a personal best with 59 return yards against Tulane, which topped an earlier effort of 52 yards at Memphis ... Had multiple (two) returns vs. Virginia Tech, Memphis and Tulane ... Booked a career-long single return of 39 yards against the Tigers at the Liberty Bowl ... Averaged 28.6 yards per punt return in five attempts vs. Conference USA opponents (-0.8 ypr in four non-conference returns) ... Earned plenty of preseason attention prior to senior year, which included inclusion as one of the top 100 college football players nationally by Rivals.com ... Was a Preseason All-Conference USA choice by league head coaches, Phil Steele Magazine, Lindy's Magazine, Athlon Magazine and Blue Ribbon Football Yearbook ... Labeled as the "8th-best NFL talent in C-USA" by Lindy's ... Named to the 2011 Consensus Draft Services (CDSdraft.com) Preseason All-America Team ... Chosen to the watch list for the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Wide Receiver Trophy.

2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
2010: Turned in record-breaking campaign after joining the Pirates in August from East Mississippi CC ... A Second Team All-Conference USA selection by the C-USA head coaches and Rivals.com while garnering third-team all-league honors from Phil Steele Magazine ... Started all 13 games and finished with 89 receptions, 1,116 yards and a single-season East Carolina record 14 touchdowns ... Catch and yard totals were the second most in a year in ECU history, trailing only Dwayne Harris' 2010 totals ... Ranked second in C-USA in receptions per game (6.8) and fourth in receiving yards per game (85.8) ... Stood 12th at the FBS level in receptions per game, 16th in total reception yards and 20th in receiving yards per game ... During second half of the season, was the Pirates' top receiver with 52 grabs for 661 yards (110.2 ypg) and seven touchdowns ... In Conference USA contests, recorded 49 receptions for 684 yards (14.0 ypc) ... Averaged a team-best 90.8 yards receiving per home game compared with 72.3 yards per road tilt ... Finished third on the team with 11 plays of 20 or more yards, including a team-best six touchdowns ... Made 68-of-89 grabs (76.4 percent) on first or second down, resulting in 30 first downs and nine TDs ... In second-and-long situations, caught 20 passes for 10 first downs ... Quarterback Dominique Davis' favorite target on second down (54 passes intended/24.3 percent of attempts) and fourth down (six passes intended/31.6 percent of attempts) ... Recorded two or more receptions in every game and six or more in all but three contests (three/Memphis, three/Virginia Tech, two/Southern Miss) ... Caught 12 touchdown passes in last 10 games and tallied a pair of scores four times during the season ... Surpassed the 100-yard threshold in four of the final five games ... Hauled in five TD receptions of 30 or more yards (entire Pirate team totaled only four TD receptions of 30 or more yards in 2009) ... Matched personal best with 11 catches against Maryland, including seven grabs for 100 yards in the second half ... Set career high against SMU with 154 receiving yards ... Hauled in five passes for 49 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter versus the Mustangs, including game-tying score with 12 seconds remaining ... Tallied five receptions for 92 yards, including a career-long 61-yard grab in the third quarter, and a touchdown in the second half against Navy ... Established a career high at UCF with 11 receptions, three shy of the ECU single-game record and the second most by a C-USA receiver in 2010 ... Against N.C. State and Marshall, 10-of-14 receptions resulted in a first down or touchdown ... During Pirates' first two drives against the Wolfpack, had four catches for 46 yards and a touchdown ... At Southern Miss, made two receptions, both 46-yard touchdowns ... Registered nine catches at North Carolina, including five for 38 yards and a score in the first quarter ... In debut against Tulsa, hauled in 30 and 43-yard touchdowns ... Named College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention wide receiver following SMU game.

Junior College (East Mississippi CC): Earned 2009 National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 and Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-North State First Team honors after leading the 11-1 Lions with 52 receptions and 897 receiving yards ... Averaged 17.3 yards per catch and ranked second nationally with 16 touchdown receptions, which included scoring grabs of 83 yards (Northeast Mississippi), 80 yards (Mississippi Gulf Coast), 73 yards (Jones County/state playoffs) and 68 yards (Northwest Mississippi) ... Registered five games with 100 or more yards receiving, including five catches for a career-best 165 yards (2 TDs) in EMCC's state playoff win over Jones County ... Followed that outing with a career-high nine receptions for 138 yards and four touchdowns to help lead the Lions to the school's first-ever MACJC state football championship with a memorable 75-71 triumph over Mississippi Gulf Coast in the title game ... Also ran back two punts for 54 yards during the year.

Junior College (West Hills College, Calif.): Had a team third-best 34 receptions for 546 yards, including a season-long 73-yarder, and three touchdowns in eight games as a freshman in 2007 ... Also had a 13-yard rush ... Was a teammate of current Pirate running back Giavanni Ruffin at WHC.

High School: Teamed with Mississippi State basketball standout Dee Bost at Concord (N.C.) High School to lead the Spiders to state championships in football and basketball during their senior seasons ... Credited with 81 catches for 1,151 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior in 2006 ... Added 46 rushes for 228 yards and a pair of scores ... Made seven interceptions on defense during last season, returning four for touchdowns ... Averaged 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists per game on the hardwood during state-championship winning final campaign ... Collected second-straight NCPreps.com 3A All-State Second Team basketball honors in 2006-07, along with being selected as the South Piedmont Player-of-the-Year and earning 3A East All-Star recognition ... Had 54 receptions for 1,080 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior, while picking off three passes defensively.

Personal: Full name is Henry Lance Lewis ... Born November 1, 1988 ... Major is communications