2012 Tennessee State Tigers football team

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2012 Tennessee State Tigers football
Tennessee State TSU Wordmark.jpg
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
2012 record 8–3 (4–3 OVC)
Head coach Rod Reed (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Jones
Co-defensive coordinator Osita Alaribe
Co-defensive coordinator Justin Roberts
Home stadium LP Field
(Capacity: 69,143)

Hale Stadium
(Capacity: 18,000)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 OVC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 Eastern Illinois ^   6 1         7 5  
#21 Eastern Kentucky   6 2         8 3  
Tennessee–Martin   6 2         8 3  
Jacksonville State   5 3         6 5  
Tennessee State   4 3         8 3  
Murray State   4 4         5 6  
Southeast Missouri State   2 6         3 8  
Tennessee Tech   1 7         3 8  
Austin Peay   1 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Tennessee State Tigers football team represented Tennessee State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third year head coach Rod Reed and played their home games at LP Field, with three home games at Hale Stadium. They are a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. They finished the season 8–3, 4–3 in OVC play to finish in fifth place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00 PM Florida A&M* LP FieldNashville, TN (John Merritt Classic) W 17–14   15,652
September 8 6:00 PM vs. Jackson State* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Southern Heritage Classic) FSS W 38–12   42,257
September 15 1:00 PM Austin Peay Hale Stadium • Nashville, TN W 34–14   14,264
September 22 4:00 PM at Bethune-Cookman* Municipal StadiumDaytona Beach, FL W 21–14   9,461
September 29 5:00 PM Arkansas-Pine Bluff* LP Field • Nashville, TN W 40–13   31,765
October 6 1:00 PM #17 Eastern Kentucky Hale Stadium • Nashville, TN W 23–20   6,369
October 13 6:00 PM at SE Missouri State #18 Houck StadiumCape Girardeau, MO W 40–28   4,800
October 20 3:00 PM at Jacksonville State #17 JSU StadiumJacksonville, AL FCS L 28–31 OT  14,867
October 27 1:00 PM Tennessee Tech #21 Hale Stadium • Nashville, TN W 22–21   11,373
November 3 1:00 PM at Murray State #18 Roy Stewart StadiumMurray, KY FCS L 28–49   3,112
November 17 2:00 PM at UT Martin #23 Graham StadiumMartin, TN L 26–35   6,322
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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