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  Dresser Winn threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Donnell Williams with 3:36 remaining, and UT Martin forced a pair of late interceptions to beat Missouri State 32-31 on Saturday night in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. The Ohio Valley Conference champion Skyhawks (10-2) will face eighth-seeded Montana State in the second round. UT Martin's John Ford intercepted a Jason Shelley pass before Winn and Williams connected for the game-winning score on the next play. On the Bears' final drive, Shelley led them to the UT Martin 46, but he threw an interception to D'Carrious Stephens with 1:03 left. There were eight lead changes in the game. Winn completed 23 of 43 passes for 272 yards and threw two touchdown passes and an interception. Peyton Logan and Zak Wallace each had a TD run for the Skyhawks. Shelley was 22-of-42 passing for 279 yards and threw three touchdown passes and three interceptions for Missouri State (8-4). He added 93 yards rushing on 13 carries. Xavier Lane had seven receptions for 110 yards that included a 29-yard TD catch late in the third quarter that gave the Bears a 31-26 advantage. - UT Martin/AP College Football

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  2021 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR (COACHES): Keon Howard (QB), UT Martin,...In his first year after transferring from Tulane, Howard guided UT Martin to its first OVC Championship and playoff berth since 2006, leading the Skyhawks to a 9-2 overall record (5-1 OVC mark). In 10 games (he missed the regular season finale with an injury), he accounted for 2,285 yards of total offense and 25 touchdowns. Howard, a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, completed 59.7 percent of his passes for 1,811 yard and 15 touchdowns and carried the ball 95 times for 474 yards (5.0 ypc) and 10 scores.

He ran for multiple touchdowns in four games and threw for multiple scores in four contests. He was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week twice during the year and OVC Newcomer of the Week five times. Howard currently ranks 24th nationally in rushing touchdowns, 27th in points responsible for/game (13.6), 40th in passing touchdowns and 50th in total offense (207.7 yards/game). Howard is the second UTM player to earn Offensive Player of the Year honors since the Skyhawks joined the OVC in 1992, joining running back Don Chapman (2006). - Ohio Valley Conference Football


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  Keon Howard threw two touchdown passes and Zak Wallace ran for two scores as UT Martin built a big first half lead and cruised past Tennessee Tech 42-3 on Saturday. UT Martin (9-1, 5-0 Ohio Valley Conference), ranked 10th in the FCS coaches poll, has the second longest active winning streak in the FCS and has won a program-best nine straight games. Peyton Logan carried the ball seven times for 116 yards that included a 34-yard touchdown run in the first quarter for the Skyhawks, who have won nine in a row against Tennessee Tech (3-7, 1-4). Wallace broke loose on a 50-yard touchdown run and a 13-yarder early in the first half. He finished with eight carries for 90 yards. Howard threw a 62-yard touchdown pass to Deray Lawrence with about five minutes remaining in the second quarter and then connected with Rodney Williams II on a 4-yard score with 12 seconds left before halftime to stretch the Skyhawks' lead to 35-3. Hayden Olsen kicked a 35-yard field goal for the Golden Eagles. Willie Miller was 7-of-15 passing and added 72 yards on the ground. - AP College Football

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  Zak Wallace and Keon Howard accounted for 322 yards and five touchdowns and FCS No. 15-ranked UT Martin routed Tennessee State 41-20 on Saturday. The Skyhawks (8-1, 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference) now have won eight straight. They each ran for two touchdowns, Wallace picking up 123 yards on 14 carries and Howard tallied 75 yards on eight carries. Howard also threw for 124 and a touchdown. Peyton Logan added 72 yards rushing on 12 carries. After a scoreless first quarter, Howard threw a 13-yard score to Randy Fields Jr. for a 7-0 lead. Antonio Zita kicked a 28-yard field goal to get Tennessee State (5-4, 3-2) on the board. But Howard and Wallace broke it open with scoring runs of 1 and 22 yards in a 74-second span before halftime. Geremy Hickbottom threw for 219 yards and one touchdown and an interception for Tennessee State. - AP College Football

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  Keon Howard threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Peyton Logan with 35 seconds remaining to give UT Martin a 17-16 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday. A short kickoff and Sheldon Layman's 30-yard pass to CJ Evans Jr. on the ensuing series got Austin Peay past midfield, but Maddux Trujillo missed a 49-yard field goal attempt with three seconds left. Howard's TD pass capped a 20-play, 96-yard, nearly nine-minute drive. Zak Wallace had a 7-yard touchdown run in the third quarter for UT Martin (6-1, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference), ranked 12th in the FCS Coaches Poll. Tyler Larco kicked a 42-yard field goal in the fourth. Koby Perry had a 75-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter for Austin Peay (3-4, 1-1). Isaiah Norman's 8-yard pick-6 gave the Governors a 16-0 lead with 6:31 to play before halftime. - AP College Football

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  Keon Howard accounted for four touchdowns, Peyton Logan ran for 159 yards and a score, and UT Martin outlasted Southeast Missouri State 38-30 on Saturday. Howard completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards with two touchdowns and he ran for two other scores. His 51-yard TD pass to Rodney Williams II gave the Skyhawks (6-1, 3-0 Ohio Valley) a 31-10 lead midway through the third quarter. SE Missouri State (2-6, 2-2) rallied with two touchdown passes from CJ Ogbanna to Johnny King and two field goals by Kenny Doak. However, Logan's 75-yard touchdown run that had given UT Martin a 38-23 lead proved decisive. Geno Hess had 137 yards rushing for SE Missouri State, his 66-yard TD run having given the Redhawks a 10-7 lead in the second quarter. Ogbanna finished 13-of-24 passing for 194 yards. Both teams surpassed 200 yards rushing - the Skyhawks with 236 yards and the Redhawks with 211. - AP College Football

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  Zak Wallace had 21 carries for 125 yards and two touchdowns to help UT Martin beat Eastern Illinois 28-17 on Saturday. Keon Howard was 12-of-21 passing for 166 yards and a TD for UT Martin (5-1, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference). David DuBose blocked a punt that D'Carrious Stephens scooped up and returned 34 yards for a touchdown to give the Skyhawks a 7-0 lead with 5 minutes left in the first quarter. Otto Kuhns scored on a 1-yard run and then threw a 6-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter to give Eastern Illinois (1-6, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference) a 10-point lead but Wallace's first TD run - from 3 yards out - made it 17-14 just before halftime. Donnell Williams made a diving catch in the front of the end zone, capping an eight-play, 82-yard drive with an 11-yard TD to give UT Martin the lead for good early in the fourth quarter. Wallace added a 2-yard touchdown run with 2:35 left to make it 28-17. Kuhns was 13-of-29 passing for 145 yards with an interception and Harrison Bey-Buie had 99 yards rushing on 17 carries for Eastern Illinois. - AP College Football

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  SEPT 27 OVC CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Keon Howard, QB, 6-1, 215, Grad., Laurel, Miss., UT Martin,...Howard accounted for 295 yards of total offense and three touchdowns as UT Martin topped No. 9 Jacksonville State 34-31, marking the Skyhawks first win in Jacksonville since 1987. It was UTM's first win over a Top 10 team since Sept. 14, 2013 (No. 7 Central Arkansas). Howard completed 19-of-24 passes for 255 yards and touchdown strikes of 14, 4 and 4 yards, all of which came in a 8:59 stretch late in the second half that saw the Skyhawks turn a 24-13 deficit into a 34-24 lead. Howard also carried the ball six times for 40 yards, including a four-yard scamper on 3rd and 3 to ice the game on the final drive of the game. Howard ranks fourth nationally in rushing touchdowns (5), sixth in points responsible for (72), eighth in total touchdowns (5), 21st in passing touchdowns (7) and 29th in total offense (260.0 yards/game). Others Nominated: Baniko Harley, Austin Peay; DeAiroius Smith, Eastern Illinois; Quinton Cross, Tennessee Tech. - OVC Football

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  Keon Howard threw for touchdowns on three consecutive second-half drives and then clinched the game with a late first-down run as Tennessee Martin ran out the clock to beat Jacksonville State 34-31 on Saturday. After Zerrick Cooper threw his second touchdown pass to put the Gamecocks, ranked No. 9 in the FCS coaches poll, ahead 24-13 late in the third quarter, the Skyhawks roared back.

Colton Dowell's 14-yard reception capped a 75-yard drive; Zoe Roberts had a 4-yard catch to end an 82-yard drive and ended a three-play, 65-yard drive with a 54-yarder for a 34-24 lead with 6:56 to play. Jacksonville State (2-2), which won at Florida State in Week 2, quickly answered with Cooper's 2-yard run with 5:34 to go but didn't touch the ball again as eight rushes put the Skyhawks (3-1) in position to kneel down three times for the win. Tennessee Martin, which last won a road game in this long rivalry in 1987, had 426 yards, 254 in the second half. Howard was 19 of 24 for 255 yards. Dowell and Roberts combined for 10 catches for 157 yards and Peyton Logan and Zak Wallace combined for 130 yards on the ground. Cooper passed for 318 yards and led the Gamecocks with 37 on the ground. - AP College Football


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  SEPT 20 OVC CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Peyton Logan, RB, 5-8, 190, Sr., Horn Lake, Miss., UT Martin,...Logan won his second-straight Player of the Week honor after carrying the ball 14 times for a career-high 179 yards and a touchdown as UT Martin won 35-10 at Northwestern State to improve to 2-1 on the season. The senior averaged 12.3 yards/carry and scored on 53-yard carry in the fourth quarter to cement the game. He also had a 41-yard rush in the first quarter that setup a touchdown and was responsible for 88 of the team's 92 yards on the final drive of the game. Logan leads the OVC and also ranks fourth nationally in yards/carry (10.03), fifth in all-purpose yards (156.67/game) and 13th in rushing (100.3 yards/game). Others Nominated: Otto Kuhns, Eastern Illinois; Shamenski Rucker, Southeast Missouri; Geremy Hickbottom, Tennessee State. - OVC Football

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  Peyton Logan ran for 179 yards on 14 carries and scored a touchdown and UT Martin beat Northwestern State 35-10 on Saturday. Keon Howard threw for 172 yards and a touchdown scored two rushing touchdowns and the Skyhawks (2-1) collected 260 yards on the ground. Howard threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Rodney Williams II to end a 13-play, 75-yard drive that lasted 5:37 to start the game. At the end of the first quarter, Howard ran it in from 6-yards out to wind up a 6-play, 85-yard drive that was highlighted by his 31-yard pass to Randy Fields Jr. and a 41-yard run by Logan. Howard capped his well-rounded first half with a 1-yard run with 1:59 before halftime for a 21-0 advantage. Kaleb Fletcher threw for 249 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions and ran for 71 yards for the Demons (0-3). - AP College Football

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  SEPT 13 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK: Keon Howard, QB, 6-1, 215, Grad., Laurel, Miss., UT Martin,...Howard, the Tulane transfer, won the award for the second week in a row after accounting for 295 yards of total offense and three touchdowns as UT Martin came from behind to beat Samford 33-27. Howard completed 18-of-30 passes for 229 yards and two touchdowns and led the team with 66 rushing yards and a touchdown on 11 carries. After the Skyhawks had fallen behind 17-0 after one quarter, he hit Peyton Logan on a 60-yard strike early in the second quarter. Later in that quarter he scored on a seven-yard run and before halftime Howard added a 51-yard strike to Logan to give the Skyhawks a lead it would not relinquish. Howard leads the OVC and ranks sixth nationally with six touchdowns (3 passing, 3 rushing this season); he also ranks 11th nationally in points responsible for (36). Others Nominated: Drae McCray, Austin Peay; Blake Ruffin, Eastern Illinois; Rodell Rahmaan, Tennessee State. - Ohio Valley Conference Football

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  SEPT 13 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Peyton Logan, RB, 5-8, 190, Sr., Horn Lake, Miss., UT Martin,...Logan tallied 169 all-purpose yards on just 13 touches, scoring a pair of touchdowns as UT Martin came from behind to beat Samford 33-27. The senior carried the ball nine times for 50 yards (5.2 ypc) and caught a team-high four passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns. After the Skyhawks fell behind 17-0, he caught a 60-yard strike from Keon Howard to put UTM on the board. Later in the second quarter the duo hooked up on a 51-yard touchdown to give UT Martin a lead it would not relinquish. Logan ranks 10th nationally in receiving touchdowns (2) and 13th in all-purpose yards (144.0/game). Others Nominated: Draylen Ellis, Austin Peay. - Ohio Valley Conference Football

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  Keon Howard threw two touchdown passes to Peyton Logan and UT Martin rallied to defeat Samford 33-27 on Saturday night despite committing five turnovers. Trailing 17-0, Howard threw his third interception on the first play of the second quarter, marking the fifth straight possession that the Skyhawks gave the ball away. However, with Howard, a graduate transfer from Tulane, finding his groove, UT Martin scored on its next five possessions. It started with a 60-yard Howard-to-Logan connection. After a Samford field goal, Howard had a 7-yard TD run and the Howard-Logan duo went for 51 yards before Tyler Larco's field goal as time ran out made it 24-20 at halftime. Howard finished 18 of 30 for 229 yards and added a team-best 66 yards rushing. Logan had four catches for 122 yards. The Skyhawks (1-1) finished with 469 total yards. Samford (1-1) was held to 254 yards, just 37 on the ground. The Bulldogs got 87 yards on a late drive and pulled within 33-27 on a 24-yard pass from Liam Welch to Montrell Washington. - AP College Football

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  SEPT 6 OVC NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK: Keon Howard, QB, 6-1, 215, Grad., Laurel, Miss., UT Martin,...Howard, the transfer from Tulane, tallied 239 yards of total offense and three touchdowns in his debut against Western Kentucky. Howard completed 20-of-43 passes for 195 yards and a 27-yard touchdown, while also rushing for 44 yards and two touchdowns. The graduate student opened the scoring with a two-yard score in the first quarter and capped the Skyhawks offensive attack with a nine-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Howard became the first UTM quarterback to score a pair of rushing touchdowns in a game since 2007. Others Nominated: Drae McCray, Austin Peay; Cortezz Jones, Murray State; Davis Shanley, Tennessee Tech. - Ohio Valley Conference Football

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