NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tre Lamb threw three touchdown passes as Tennessee Tech defeated Tennessee State 21-10 on Saturday night.
The Golden Eagles (4-4, 3-2 Ohio Valley Conference) trailed 3-0 in the first quarter after a 21-yard field goal by Tennessee State's Jamin Godfrey.
Lamb's 22-yard touchdown pass to Tim Benford gave Tennessee Tech a 7-3 lead with 12:29 left in the second quarter.
The Golden Eagles took the ensuing kickoff and marched 51 yards in 51 seconds before Lamb's 6-yard touchdown pass to Zack Ziegler gave Tennessee Tech a 14-10 halftime lead.
Lamb's third touchdown came on a 3-yard pass to Benford with 3:01 left in the third quarter.
McNairl had 131 yards receiving for the Tigers, who outgained the Golden Eagles 361 yards to 200.