Eddie George picks up first win as Tennessee St. coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Geremy Hickbottom threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Tennessee State gave coach Eddie George his first victory, defeating Kentucky State 41-7. The game was played at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium, where George starred as a running back for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans. Hickbottom completed 15 of 25 passes for 264 yards, with the three touchdowns and one interception. Devon Starling gained 142 yards rushing on 23 attempts for the Tigers. Tennessee State’s Rodell Rahmaan caught two touchdown passes, the second a 46-yard catch-and-run after blocking a punt on the previous play.