MARTIN, Tenn. -- Derek Carr threw for three touchdowns and Tennessee-Martin overcame a late rally attempt by Tennessee State in a 35-26 win on Saturday.
Tennessee-Martin (8-3, 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference) had a 28-6 lead with 2:47 left in the third quarter, but the Tigers had a scoring surge in the fourth quarter, scoring three touchdowns.
Bowens' last touchdown pass to Leonard occurred with 1:55 left in game. But Tennessee-Martin put the game away, answering with a 33-yard touchdown pass from Carr to Quentin Sims.
Carr went 21-of-40 passing for 276 yards and threw one interception.
German threw for 355 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions for the Tigers (8-3, 4-3). Trabis Ward finished with 106 yards rushing.
C. Johnson run for 2 yds,C. Johnson fumbled, forced by T. Howard, recovered by TCU J. Carraway,J. Carraway return for 55 yds
Chris Johnson run for 2 yds Chris Johnson fumbled, forced by Travin Howard, recovered by TCU Josh Carraway , return for 55 yds
Jordy Joseph pass complete to Dontrell Hilliard for 66 yds for a TD
Dane Evans pass intercepted Darion Monroe return for no gain to the Tulan 34
Andrew DiRocco 31 yd FG GOOD
Chris Johnson pass intercepted Nick Orr return for no gain to the Bayl 24
Trevone Boykin pass intercepted Xavien Howard return for 12 yds to the Bayl 17
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