The Skyhawks (3-4, 3-2 Ohio Valley Conference) fell behind 7-0 as T.J. Pryor's 1-yard touchdown run 3 seconds into the second quarter, capped a 15-play, 65-yard drive for the Colonels.
Cody Sandlin got Tennessee-Martin on the board with a 29-yard field a little over three minutes later.
Carr had 290 yards on 15-for-25 passing, with 93 of those yards on six throws to Stephen Shiver.
Tennessee-Martin sacked Eastern Kentucky (2-4, 1-1) five times, with Tim Cox and Justin Darden getting two apiece.
The Colonels, who finished with 214 total yards of offense, were led by H.B. Banjoman with 70 yards on 15 carries.
Eastern Kentucky's Logan O'Connor missed a 53-yard field goal with 2:11 left for the tie.
Notre Dame lineman Parker Boudreaux was hospitalized Sunday for an unknown condition and will remain there for "2-3 more days," he said on Twitter.
Three of the Tigers' first four games are against Clemson, Texas A&M and LSU. If they can come out of it, say, 3-1, they might contend in the SEC West.
Wisconsin will be up against a powerful LSU defense, directed by former Badgers coordinator Dave Aranda, in the season opener at Lambeau Field.
Mason Rudolph is a proven winner who transformed Oklahoma State's offense as soon as he stepped on the field.
GameDay 100: With just seconds left in the game, Michael Crabtree catches a touchdown pass to win the game for Texas Tech over Texas.
Wolfpack all-purpose threat Nyheim Hines will enter his sophomore season off a successful track season that he says will propel him to more heights.
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