Scores

Final

Jacksonville St 47

(5-4, 4-3 OVC)

UT Martin 49

(7-2, 5-1 OVC)

1:00 PM ET, November 3, 2012

Hardy M. Graham Stadium, Martin, TN

1 2 3 4 T
JVST 7 14 14 1247
UTM 28 7 7 749

Top Performers

Passing: D. Carr (UTM) - 402 YDS, 7 TD

Rushing: D. James (JVST) - 22 CAR, 128 YDS

Receiving: A. Bonner (JVST) - 10 REC, 235 YDS, 5 TD

UT-Martin 49, Jacksonville St. 47

Associated Press

MARTIN, Tenn. -- Derek Carr tied a career-high with seven TD passes as Tennessee-Martin outdueled Jacksonville State 49-47 Saturday.

Carr threw four touchdowns in the first quarter -- three to Quentin Sims -- for an early 28-7 lead. Carr finished 28-of-43 passing for 402 yards. Sims had 10 catches for 137 yards and a UT-Martin (7-2, 5-1 Ohio Valley Conference) record five TDs.

Marques Ivory's three first-half touchdowns -- all to Alan Bonner -- kept Jacksonville State (5-4, 4-3) with 35-21 at the half. Ivory finished 17-of-36 passing for 323 yards and six touchdowns. Bonner caught 10 passes for 235 yards and five scores.

After the Gamecocks cut the lead to 42-41 late in the fourth, Carr found Jeremy Butler for a 4-yard TD with 5:31 left extending the Skyhawks' lead to 49-41.

Washaun Ealey's 2-yard rushing TD with 41 seconds left made it 49-47, but the team failed on the two-point conversion.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JVST
UTM
1st Downs3232
Total Yards515611
Passing323402
Rushing192209
Penalties6-559-95
3rd Down Conversions4-1110-16
4th Down Conversions1-11-2
Turnovers00
Possession28:3331:27

Passing Leaders

Jacksonville StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ivory17/363239.060
Tennessee-MartinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Carr28/434029.370

Rushing Leaders

Jacksonville StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
James221285.8019
Ealey14574.1112
Tennessee-MartinCARYDSAVGTDLG
Barksdale201206.0024
McNair9505.6014

Receiving Leaders

Jacksonville StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bonner1023523.5566
Smith44010.0116
Tennessee-MartinRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sims1013713.7534
Butler910111.2123

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERJVSTUTM
TD12:59Quentin Sims 9 Yd Pass From Derek Carr (Cody Sandlin Kick) 07
TD05:18Quentin Sims 8 Yd Pass From Derek Carr (Cody Sandlin Kick) 014
TD04:04Alan Bonner 66 Yd Pass From Marques Ivory (Griffin Thomas Kick) 714
TD01:50Kevin Barfield 38 Yd Pass From Derek Carr (Cody Sandlin Kick) 721
TD00:00Quentin Sims 33 Yd Pass From Derek Carr (Cody Sandlin Kick) 728
SECOND QUARTERJVSTUTM
TD10:30Trey Smith 7 Yd Pass From Marques Ivory (Griffin Thomas Kick) 1428
TD05:50Quentin Sims 16 Yd Pass From Derek Carr (Cody Sandlin Kick) 1435
TD01:11Alan Bonner 15 Yd Pass From Marques Ivory (Griffin Thomas Kick) 2135
THIRD QUARTERJVSTUTM
TD13:25Alan Bonner 34 Yd Pass From Marques Ivory (Griffin Thomas Kick) 2835
TD07:34Alan Bonner 35 Yd Pass From Marques Ivory (Griffin Thomas Kick) 3535
TD02:55Quentin Sims 8 Yd Pass From Derek Carr (Cody Sandlin Kick) 3542
FOURTH QUARTERJVSTUTM
TD13:48Alan Bonner 12 Yd Pass From Marques Ivory (Pat Failed) 4142
TD05:31Jeremy Butler 4 Yd Pass From Derek Carr (Cody Sandlin Kick) 4149
TD00:41Washaun Ealey 2 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 4749