NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Roman Clay had all 25 yards rushing in overtime, including the winning 2-yard score, to give Murray State a 46-43 overtime victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night.
Clay scored on a 20-yard run with 5 minutes left to tie the game. After a 37-yard field goal on Tennessee State's OT possession, Clay ran 19 yards to the Tigers 6. Three Clay runs later, the Racers had their victory after trailing by 10 entering the fourth quarter.
KD Humphries was 34 of 51 for 366 yards, three touchdowns and an interception for Murray State (3-6, 2-4 Ohio Valley). Clay rushed for 134 yards. Jesse Blackburn caught 10 passes for 162 yards.
Patrick Smith came up a yard short of tying a 17-year-old Tennessee State (4-5, 1-5) record with 248 yards receiving on nine receptions, including scores of 70 and 81 yards, the latter giving the Tigers a 40-30 lead. O'Shay Ackerman-Carter was 23 of 33 for 329 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.