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Hickbottom's 3 TDs lead Tennessee State to 3rd straight win

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Geremy Hickbottom rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another to help Tennessee State beat Eastern Illinois 28-0 on Saturday for its first three-game winning streak since 2017.

It was also Tennessee State's first shutout in an Ohio Valley Conference game since 2013.

The Tennessee State defense took advantage of four turnovers. James Green, Josh Green and Eddie Graham each made an interception, and Davoan Hawkins forced a fumble. Green returned his 47 yards before getting tackled at the 2, and Graham made his in the end zone.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: G. Hickbottom1437
Passing TDs: G. Hickbottom10
Rushing Yards: D. Starling606
Rushing TDs: G. Hickbottom4
Receiving Yards: R. Rahmaan429
Receiving TDs: R. Rahmaan6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/5 vs. Grambling State L 10 - 16
9/11 at Jackson State L 16 - 38
9/18 vs. Kentucky State W 41 - 7
9/25 at Southeast Missouri State L 14 - 47
10/2 at Austin Peay W 24 - 22
10/16 vs. Tennessee Tech W 20 - 13
10/23 at Eastern Illinois W 28 - 0
10/30 vs. Murray State 3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET10:00 GMT6:00 北京时间3:00 MST4:00 CST5:00 EST
11/6 at UT Martin 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/13 vs. Austin Peay 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
11/20 at Mississippi State TBA
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
13 Tennessee-Martin 2-0 6-1
Southeast Missouri State 2-1 2-6
Tennessee State 2-1 4-3
Austin Peay 1-1 3-4
Eastern Illinois 1-2 1-7
Tennessee Tech 1-2 3-5
Murray State 0-2 3-4
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2159 (64)
Passing Yards: 1388 (42)
Rushing Yards: 771 (78)
Points per game: 20.8 (83)
Yards per game: 359.8 (62)
Touchdowns: 14 (83)
Field Goals: 7 (32)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2058 (37)
Passing Yards: 1068 (19)
Rushing Yards: 990 (67)
Points per game: 23.8 (39)
Yards per game: 343.0 (38)
Touchdowns: 15 (27)
Field Goals: 11 (117)
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