RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s football team will take to the road to face the University of Tennessee at Martin on Saturday.
Kickoff at Hardy M. Graham Stadium is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET.
The game will air live on ESPN+. The live radio broadcast of the game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on EKUSports.com.
INSIDE THE SERIES
– EKU leads the all-time series 24-4.
– Last year Eastern won 31-21 in Richmond.
– The Colonels are 2-2 over the last four games played in Martin.
– The Colonels were defeated by No. 8 Jacksonville State this past weekend.
– Last year Daryl McCleskey ran for 148 yards on 22 carries and scored one touchdown against the Skyhawks.
– The rushing offense is ranked third in the conference with 242.2 yards per game.
– Daryl McCleskey Jr. ranks second in the OVC in rushing yards per game with 81.8.
– EKUs defense ranks third in the country in interceptions with nine on the year.
– Aaron Patrick ranks first in the conference with 4.5 sacks this season.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT
– UT Martin lost at Murray State 45-38, on Sept. 29.
– The Skyhawks rank fourth in the conference in passing yards with 274.2 yards per game.
– Dresser Winn ranks first in the conference in total offense with 286.2 yards per game.
– UT Martin ranks second in the OVC in rush defense allowing 136.8 yards per game.
– Kevin Prather Jr leads the way for the Martin defense with 44 total tackles.