JEFFERSON CITY (WBIR) -- Carson-Newman coach Ken Sparks tied Pop Warner for sixth on the all-time college football wins list, notching his 319th win after a 38-24 season-opening win over Edinboro on Thursday.
Sparks, in his 35th season, needs just four wins to tie Bear Bryant for fifth all time.
The Eagles and Edinboro were tied 14-14 after the first quarter, but Carson-Newman, No. 16 in Division-II, took a 21-17 lead in to the break.
In the second half, Anthony Ball rumbled 70 yards for a touchdown to put the Eagles up 28-17.
Carson-Newman scored 10 more points in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.
The Eagles travel to Wayne State on September 13.