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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Football
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
Tennessee Tech Athletics pre-2005 logo.svg
First season1922
Head coachDewayne Alexander
3rd season, 7-16 (.304)
StadiumTucker Stadium
(Capacity: 16,500)
LocationCookeville, Tennessee
NCAA divisionDivision I FCS
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
All-time record
Bowl record0–3 (.000)
Conference titles10
ColorsPurple and Gold[1]
         
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The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Tennessee Technological University located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Ohio Valley Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1922. The team plays its home games at the 16,500 seat Tucker Stadium. They are coached by Dewayne Alexander.

Conference championships

Tennessee Tech has won ten conference championships, five shared and five outright. Their ten Ohio Valley titles are the 2nd most in the conference, behind only Eastern Kentucky. [2]

Season Coach Conference Overall record Conference record
1952+ Preston Vaughn Overall Ohio Valley Conference 9-2 4-1
1953 Preston Vaughn Overall Ohio Valley Conference 7-4 5-0
1955 Wilburn Tucker Ohio Valley Conference 7-3 5-0
1958+ Wilburn Tucker Ohio Valley Conference 7-3 5-1
1959+ Wilburn Tucker Ohio Valley Conference 6-2-2 5-0-1
1960 Wilburn Tucker Ohio Valley Conference 8-3 6-0
1961 Wilburn Tucker Ohio Valley Conference 7-3 6-0
1972 Don Wade Ohio Valley Conference 10-2 7-0
1975+ Don Wade Ohio Valley Conference 8-3 6-1
2011+ Watson Brown Ohio Valley Conference 7-4 6-2

+ Co-championship

FCS Playoffs results

The Golden Eagles have appeared in the FCS playoffs one time with an overall record of 0-1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2011 First Round Central Arkansas L 14-34

Bowl games

The Golden Eagles have appeared in three bowl games with an overall record of 0-3.

Season Coach Bowl Opponent Result
1952 Preston Vaughn Overall Tangerine Bowl East Texas State L 0-33
1960 Wilburn Tucker Tangerine Bowl The Citadel L 0-27
1972 Don Wade Grantland Rice Bowl Louisiana Tech L 0-35

Head coaches

Notable former players

Year-by-year results

  • 1999: 5-5
  • 2000: 8-3
  • 2001: 7-3 (Did not play Samford due to 9/11)
  • 2002: 5-7
  • 2003:
  • 2004:
  • 2005:
  • 2006:
  • 2007: 4-7
  • 2008: 3-8
  • 2009: 6-5
  • 2010: 5-6
  • 2011: 7-4
  • 2012: 3-8
  • 2013: 5-7
  • 2014: 5-7
  • 2015: 4-7
  • 2016: 5-6
  • 2017: 1-10
  • 2018: 1-10
  • 2019: 6-6

References

  1. ^ "Logos & Colors | Marketing Toolkit | Tennessee Technological University". Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Season by season Results". Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Football Media Guide. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Athletics. pp. 164-173. Retrieved 2015.

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