Scores

Final

UT Martin 28

(4-2, 2-1 OVC)

Tenn Tech 17

(3-4, 0-3 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, October 10, 2013

Tucker Stadium, Cookeville, TN

1 2 3 4 T
UTM 7 21 0 028
TNTC 3 0 7 717

Top Performers

Passing: J. Neal (UTM) - 270 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: D. McNeil (UTM) - 24 CAR, 168 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Matthews (TNTC) - 7 REC, 130 YDS, 1 TD

McNeil leads Tenn-Martin past Tenn Tech, 28-17

Associated Press

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- DJ McNeil ran for 168 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries to help Tennessee-Martin beat Tennessee Tech 28-17 on Thursday night.

Jarod Neal was 21 of 29 for 270 yards and a touchdown and also ran for a score for the Skyhawks (4-2, 2-1 Ohio Valley).

Jared Davis was 14 of 24 for 139 yards and two touchdowns for the Golden Eagles (3-4, 0-3), and Cody Matthews had seven receptions for 130 yards and a touchdown.

The Skyhawks led 28-3 at halftime. Neal was 16 of 20 for 195 yards and a touchdown in the half, and McNeil ran for 86 yards and a score on 13 carries and caught two passes for 23 yards.

Tennessee-Martin had 483 yards of total offense.

Jeremy Butler led the Skyhawks' receivers with four receptions for 83 yards and a touchdown. Chris Thompson added three catches for 68 yards.

Tony Bell had a season-high 10 tackles for the Skyhawks and added a pair of sacks. Camaren Harris made nine stops, had an interception and accounted for all three of Martin's pass breakups.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTM
TNTC
1st Downs2221
Total Yards483322
Passing270226
Rushing21396
Penalties9-1068-51
3rd Down Conversions6-124-12
4th Down Conversions1-11-2
Turnovers34
Possession31:4328:17

Passing Leaders

Tennessee-MartinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Neal21/292709.310
Tennessee TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Davis14/241395.822

Rushing Leaders

Tennessee-MartinCARYDSAVGTDLG
McNeil241687.0142
Toure8374.6110
Tennessee TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Vanlier5397.8022
Bush6264.3011

Receiving Leaders

Tennessee-MartinRECYDSAVGTDLG
Butler48320.8143
Thompson36822.7041
Tennessee TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Matthews713018.6142
Wilson4399.8015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUTMTNTC
TD08:14Jarod Neal 1 Yd Run (Jackson Redditt Kick) 70
FG05:48Zachary Sharp 39 Yd 73
SECOND QUARTERUTMTNTC
TD14:07DJ McNeil 32 Yd Run (Jackson Redditt Kick) 143
TD10:51Jeremy Butler 13 Yd Pass From Jarod Neal (Jackson Redditt Kick) 213
TD00:51Abou Toure 1 Yd Run (Jackson Redditt Kick) 283
THIRD QUARTERUTMTNTC
TD09:52Cody Matthews 29 Yd Pass From Jared Davis (Zachary Sharp Kick) 2810
FOURTH QUARTERUTMTNTC
TD14:56Zack Ziegler 5 Yd Pass From Jared Davis (Zachary Sharp Kick) 2817