Tennessee State Tigers (6-5)


Tennessee State sets 2018 schedule

(STATS) - Tennessee State will seek a third straight winning season in 2018, but the Tigers' 11-game schedule includes only four home dates.

One of the away games is across Nashville as the Ohio Valley Conference program will play Vanderbilt.

Coach Rod Reed's Tigers, who finished 6-5 this season, will host Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 1) in the John Merritt Classic and conference opponents Tennessee Tech (Oct. 20), Jacksonville State (Nov. 10) and UT Martin (Nov. 17).

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Leaders
Passing Yards: M. Hughes1304
Passing TDs: M. Hughes15
Rushing Yards: S. Curtis, Jr.439
Rushing TDs: T. Harris3
Receiving Yards: P. Smith648
Receiving TDs: P. Smith8
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Georgia State W 17 - 10
9/9 at Jackson State W 17 - 15
9/16 at Florida A&M W 24 - 13
9/23 at UT Martin L 16 - 31
9/30 vs. Eastern Illinois L 16 - 19
10/7 at Eastern Kentucky W 45 - 21
10/14 vs. Austin Peay L 17 - 21
10/28 at Tennessee Tech L 26 - 30
11/4 vs. Virginia-Lynchburg W 60 - 0
11/11 vs. Southeast Missouri State W 23 - 20
11/16 at Jacksonville State L 6 - 36
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
2 Jacksonville State 8-0 10-2
Austin Peay 7-1 8-4
Eastern Illinois 5-3 6-5
Tennessee-Martin 4-4 6-5
Southeast Missouri State 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 3-5 4-7
Tennessee State 2-5 6-5
Murray State 2-5 3-8
Tennessee Tech 1-7 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3587 (82)
Passing Yards: 2047 (83)
Rushing Yards: 1540 (71)
Points per game: 24.3 (61)
Yards per game: 326.1 (84)
Touchdowns: 25 (88)
Field Goals: 15 (11)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3063 (6)
Passing Yards: 1612 (2)
Rushing Yards: 1451 (31)
Points per game: 19.6 (23)
Yards per game: 278.5 (7)
Touchdowns: 23 (14)
Field Goals: 12 (88)
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