CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Derek Carr threw a touchdown pass and ran for another Saturday as Tennessee-Martin defeated Southeast Missouri 27-17.
Tevin Barksdale ran for 107 yards in 11 carries for the Skyhawks (6-2, 4-1 Ohio Valley). Jason McNair's 3-yard touchdown with 1:25 left to give Tennessee-Martin a 10-point lead, and the Skyhawks held on by getting three turnovers in the fourth quarter, two interceptions and a fumble.
Tennessee-Martin also benefited from a turnover late in the first half. After Carr's 3-yard scoring pass to Quentin Sims with 22 seconds left gave the Skyhawks a 14-10 lead, the Redhawks fumbled the kickoff and UTM recovered at the 25. Two passes to Sims set up Cody Sandlin's 32-yard field goal that made it 17-10 at halftime.
Stanford defensive line coach Randy Hart officially retired after his last day of work on the practice field Thursday.
Several Big 12 newcomers have a good chance to be early contributors, especially at West Virginia, Texas, Oklahoma State and TCU.
The Notre Dame WR was elected student-body president. If he ran for the highest job in the land, he could have a great college football cabinet.
Barry J. Sanders has decided to follow in his father's footsteps, saying that he plans to transfer from Stanford to Oklahoma State.
No conference approached the SEC's recruiting haul in the secondary, which is loaded with four-star prospects, many of whom will play immediately.
After losing their elite QB and his top targets, the Golden Bears' offense will need time to adjust.
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