Scores

Final

Tenn St 41

(3-1, 1-0 OVC)

Tenn Tech 21

(2-2, 0-1 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, September 21, 2013

Tucker Stadium, Cookeville, TN

1 2 3 4 T
TNST 14 3 10 1441
TNTC 7 0 0 1421

Top Performers

Passing: M. German (TNST) - 204 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: T. Broughton (TNST) - 28 CAR, 86 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Leonard (TNST) - 5 REC, 122 YDS, 2 TD

Tennessee St. over Tennessee Tech 41-21

Associated Press

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Michael German passed for 204 yards and three touchdowns as Tennessee State stormed past Tennessee Tech 41-21 on Saturday night.

German replaced the starter Ronald Butler in the second half and threw three touchdowns, including a 43-yard pass to Lavatiae Kelly and an 80-yarder to A.C. Leonard. Butler was 12 of 19 for 139 yards and one touchdown, a 47-yard pass to Ryan Mitchell. Leonard had 5 receptions for 122 yards and two touchdowns.

The Tigers (3-1, 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) forced three turnovers, including two fumbles and one interception.

The Golden Eagles (2-2, 0-1) scored first when offensive lineman James Normand recovered a Tennessee State fumble in the end zone. The Tigers scored the next 34 points to put the game out of reach.

Jared Davis threw a 6-yard touchdown and ran for another, to give Tennessee Tech's two offensive TDs in the fourth quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TNST
TNTC
1st Downs1820
Total Yards438301
Passing343165
Rushing95136
Penalties7-709-65
3rd Down Conversions5-145-16
4th Down Conversions2-22-3
Turnovers23
Possession29:5230:08

Passing Leaders

Tennessee StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
German8/1420414.630
Tennessee TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Stone9/18915.101

Rushing Leaders

Tennessee StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Broughton28863.1111
Davenport3103.307
Tennessee TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Vanlier5428.4020
Stone16362.3019

Receiving Leaders

Tennessee StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leonard512224.4280
Kelly69515.8143
Tennessee TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ziegler5438.6017
Cates22914.5016

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTNSTTNTC
TD08:54James Normand 0 Yd Fumble Return (Zachary Sharp Kick) 07
TD05:08Ryan Mitchell 47 Yd Pass From Ronald Butler (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 77
TD00:33Tim Broughton 1 Yd Run (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERTNSTTNTC
FG08:24Jamin Godfrey 39 Yd 177
THIRD QUARTERTNSTTNTC
FG05:24Jamin Godfrey 22 Yd 207
TD02:46A.C. Leonard 80 Yd Pass From Michael German (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 277
FOURTH QUARTERTNSTTNTC
TD10:07A.C. Leonard 3 Yd Pass From Michael German (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 347
TD07:27Steve Wilson 6 Yd Pass From Jared Davis (Zachary Sharp Kick) 3414
TD02:49Jared Davis 1 Yd Run (Zachary Sharp Kick) 3421
TD01:10Lavatiae Kelly 43 Yd Pass From Michael German (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 4121