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Burks scores 3 TDs, Kennesaw State runs past Tennessee Tech

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Kennesaw State RB takes off for 75 yard TD (0:43)

Kennesaw State's Darnell Holland takes the hand off and bursts up field for a 75 yard TD. (0:43)

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Chandler Burks rushed for 91 yards and three touchdowns, and Kennesaw State scored 42 straight points in a 49-10 victory over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night.

Kennesaw State, which led the FCS in rushing last season, ran for a school record 507 yards on 68 carries. The Owls attempted just three passes.

Burks scored on a 1-yard sneak in the closing seconds of the first quarter to give Kennesaw State a 7-3 lead. He added a 5-yard scoring run that made it 21-3 with 34 seconds left in the first half. Burks' first completed pass, in two attempts, came on Kennesaw State's final drive of the first half and went for 41 yards.

On the first play of the second half, Darnell Holland ran 75 yards for a score, and Burks added a 50-yard score on the Owls' second play.

Kennesaw State (1-1), ranked eighth in the FCS coaches' poll, won its 11 straight regular-season game against a non-FBS team.

Freshman Bailey Fisher completed 19 of 30 passes for 179 yards for Tennessee Tech (0-2). The Golden Eagles didn't get inside the red zone until the fourth quarter.

The game was delayed about 60 minutes due to inclement weather.

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2018 Big South Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Campbell0-03-1
Kennesaw State0-03-1
Monmouth0-02-2
Gardner-Webb0-01-3
Presbyterian College0-01-1
Charleston Southern0-00-2

2018 Ohio Valley Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Tennessee State1-02-0
Jacksonville State1-02-1
Eastern Kentucky1-02-2
UT Martin1-01-3
Murray State0-00-3
Austin Peay0-12-2
Southeast Missouri State0-12-2
Eastern Illinois0-10-4
Tennessee Tech0-10-4