CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Dylan Favre passed for one touchdown and Najee Ray rushed for another as Tennessee-Martin scored all its points in the first half in taking a 17-7 victory over Southeast Missouri in an Ohio Valley Conference opener Saturday night.
The Skyhawks (3-1, 1-0) did most of their damage on the ground, gaining 238 yards with DJ McNeil collecting a career-high 148 on 27 carries.
Favre hit Corey Jordan for a 35-yard score in the first quarter. Ray's 9-yard scoring run gave the Skyhawks a 14-0 lead in the second quarter. Jackson Redditt added a 22-yard field goal with 2:48 left in the half.
The Redhawks' only score came with 6:17 remaining in the game on Ron Coleman's 2-yard run.
The Redhawks (0-4, 0-1) have lost seven consecutive games dating back to last season.
Favre, the nephew of former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, completed 11 of 16 passes for 118 yards.
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UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero says he's ready to move on from episode in which his decision to vote incorrectly as a Pac-12 rep led to a public admonishment from the commissioner.
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AP's Ralph Russo joins The Paul Finebaum Show to break down what could happen if the Big 12 extends its conference.
Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson joins Highly Questionable to share the craziest offers he received while being recruited by colleges, as well as recounts why he decommitted from Oklahoma to go to SMU.
With so many departures and holes to fill across the division, no team is in great shape at linebacker.
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