Blankenship scored from two yards out the put the Bobcats (2-1) up 31-17 early in the fourth.
The Thundering Herd (2-1) came right back as Rakeem Cato threw a 38-yard touchdown to Gator Hoskins, then forced Ohio to punt on the ensuing drive, but Cato was intercepted by Devin Bass on the next play.
Following a field goal by Ohio, Cato rushed for a touchdown to cut the deficit to three, but the following onside kick was recovered by the Bobcats to seal the game.
Tettleton was 25-for-38 with a touchdown and Matt Waters had 83 yards on six receptions.
Cato finished 30 of 44 for 367 yards for Marshall.
Tommy Shuler caught 9 passes for 95 yards receiving while Hoskins had 81.
Former Blinn College coach Brad Franchione describes Panthers star Cam Newton's transformation from playing at the junior college in 2009 to playing in Super Bowl 50.
North Carolina inked the No. 34-ranked recruiting class in the 2016 cycle with one ESPN 300 (Tomon Fox) and four more four-stars. The class of 2017 is well on the way to besting the 2016 class with four ESPN Jr300 verbals less than one week after signing day with the most recent being in state receiver Ryan Jones Friday.
Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury.
It hasn't been an easy road at USC for Pat Haden, the former Trojans quarterback turned athletic director, but at 63, he's earned the right to relax.
Readers want to know about all "downer" material, Iowa cutting ties with Stanford and an inherent southern bias in recruiting rankings.
What did we learn from the Big 12 conference sessions this week? Jake Trotter sorts it out in this edition of the mailbag.