MARTIN, Tenn. -- Derek Carr threw four touchdowns and Tennessee-Martin racked up 616 yards of total offense in the Skyhawks' 51-37 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
UT Martin (4-2, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) struck first, returning the opening kick 93 yards for a touchdown. The Skyhawks extended their lead to 21-6 behind two touchdown passes from Carr.
Carr's third and fourth touchdown passes both came in the third quarter and gave the Skyhawks a 44-19 lead. Carr, who is UT Martin's all-time leading passer, connected on touchdowns of 18, 29, 8 and 43 yards, including two to Jeremy Butler.
Butler finished with six receptions for 98 yards.
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