COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Michael Birdsong threw three touchdown passes, Deven Sullivan returned a second-quarter interception 37 yards for a score and Tennessee Tech beat Murray State 55-19 on Saturday to lock up third place in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Birdsong was 18 of 25 for 278 yards passing, hitting Dontez Byrd on 43- and 29-yard scoring passes, and Austin Hick on a 42-yarder. Byrd had 14 catches for a career-high 198 yards and broke the school record for single-season receptions with 69 to become the fourth Tech player with 900 receiving yards in a season.
Hall also intercepted a pass by Murray State's KD Humphries, leading to a 46-yard field goal on the Golden Eagles' next possession.
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