Jacksonville State beats Tennessee-Martin 30-20Saturday, Oct 9, 2010
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP)—Calvin Middleton ran for a game-high 97 yards and a touchdown as Jacksonville State remained undefeated after a 30-20 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday.
The Gamecocks (6-0, 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference) took a 10-0 lead in the opening quarter after a 12-yard touchdown pass from Marques Ivory to James Shaw and a 22-yard field goal by James Esco.
Cody Sandlin kicked field goals of 42 and 21 yards in the second quarter to pull the Skyhawks (2-4, 2-2) to within four points, but short touchdown receptions from Denzel Cheeks and Jamal Young extended Jacksonville State’s lead to 23-6 at halftime.
Middleton gave the Gamecocks a 30-6 lead early in the third after a 31-yard touchdown run.
Derek Carr threw a 42-yard TD pass to Bryant Milligan and a 6-yard scoring pass to Daniel Chamberlain, pulling Tennessee-Martin to within 10 points with 5:39 left.