The Neal-to-Butler connection accounted for much of the offense for the Skyhawks (5-3, 3-2 OVC). Neal was 21 of 33 for 293 yards, and Butler had 11 catches for 171 yards.
Abou Toure raced 31 yards for a first-quarter touchdown to get Tennessee-Martin on the board with their first possession. DJ McNeil dashed in from the 9 on the second. The pair accounted for the majority of the Skyhawks' 189 rushing yards.
Despite giving up two touchdowns through the air, the Tennessee-Martin defense held the Governors to just 114 yards passing on 31 attempts.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.