SkyHawks Fall 35-7 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap

SkyHawks Fall 35-7 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap

Leighton Settle tore up the turf for 106 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Huskies to a 35-7 win over the SkyHawks at Huskie Stadium.

Jordan Lynch completed 19 of 25 pass attempts for 214 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the SkyHawks defense.

DJ McNeil rushed for 61 yards for Tennessee-Martin, while Jason McNair added 13 yards. Derek Carr threw for 264 yards for the SkyHawks, while receivers Quentin Sims and Corey Jordan had 152 and 59 yards respectively.

Tennessee-Martin was outgained by Northern Illinois 427-346 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-17 by the Huskies.

The time of possession battle favored Tennessee-Martin as their offense was on the field for 30:12, longer than the 29:48 of their opponents.