UT Martin Skyhawks (7-5)


Thu. 8/31 Sat. 9/9 Sat. 9/16 Sat. 9/23 Sat. 9/30
vs. Clario
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@ Miss
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@ Chat
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vs. TennSt
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@ APSU
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Crashing the FCS playoff party

(STATS) - North Dakota and Saint Francis were first-time qualifiers in the FCS playoffs last season, while others returned for the first time in five or more years - none more prominent than Youngstown State ending a 10-year drought as the national runner-up.

The 2017 season could have some more party crashers.

A lot has to go right for them, of course, but here are five teams that feel primed to knock down the door to the 24-team playoff:

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Cook2321
Passing TDs: T. Cook22
Rushing Yards: J. Bowe747
Rushing TDs: J. Bowe7
Receiving Yards: B. Axline659
Receiving TDs: G. McKillion5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 vs. Clarion TBA
9/9 at Ole Miss TBA
9/16 at Chattanooga TBA
9/23 vs. Tennessee State TBA
9/30 at Austin Peay TBA
10/7 vs. Murray State TBA
10/21 at Eastern Kentucky TBA
10/28 vs. Eastern Illinois TBA
11/4 at Southeast Missouri State TBA
11/11 vs. Jacksonville State TBA
11/18 at Tennessee Tech TBA
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
7 Jacksonville State 7-0 10-2
Tennessee-Martin 6-2 7-5
Tennessee Tech 5-3 5-6
Tennessee State 4-3 7-4
Murray State 4-4 4-7
Eastern Illinois 4-4 6-5
Southeast Missouri State 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 2-6 3-8
Austin Peay 0-8 0-11
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4611 (39)
Passing Yards: 2759 (34)
Rushing Yards: 1852 (50)
Points per game: 32.3 (27)
Yards per game: 384.3 (62)
Touchdowns: 43 (29)
Field Goals: 11 (48)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3869 (31)
Passing Yards: 2329 (46)
Rushing Yards: 1540 (36)
Points per game: 24.0 (36)
Yards per game: 322.4 (18)
Touchdowns: 33 (40)
Field Goals: 13 (101)
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