Southern Heritage Classic

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Southern Heritage Classic
Southern Heritage Classic
JSUvsTSU.jpg
Stadium Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Location Memphis, Tennessee
Conference tie-ins Southwestern Athletic Conference & Ohio Valley Conference
Sponsors
2012 matchup
Tennessee State University vs. Jackson State University (38-12)
2013 matchup
Jackson State University vs. Tennessee State University

The Southern Heritage Classic presented by FedEx is the annual college football game between the Tigers of Jackson State University and the Tigers of Tennessee State University since 1994.

Tennessee State leads the Southern Heritage Classic series, 12-9.

Location[edit]

The game is held at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis.

Annual attendance[edit]

The Memphis Classic has drawn in about one million fans since 1990. The record for attendance, 61,171, was set in 1997.

History[edit]

College Comparison
School JSU TnSU
Logo Jackson State Block Wordmark.jpg Tennessee State TSU Wordmark.jpg
Ownership Mississippi University System Tennessee University System
Location Jackson, MS Nashville, TN
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference Ohio Valley Conference
Students 8,351 10,389
School Colors                    
Nickname Tigers Tigers
Football Stadium Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium LP Field

The series between the two schools began in 1990, with Tennessee State winning 23-14. JSU’s first win came 2 years later, 38-18 in 1992.

Game results[edit]

Jackson State victories
Tennessee State victories
# Date Location Winner Score Series
JSU TSU
1 September 8, 1990 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 14 23 TSU 1–0
2 September 14, 1991 Birmingham, AL Jackson State 41 19 Tied 1–1
3 September 12, 1992 Memphis, TN Jackson State 38 18 JSU 2–1
4 September 11, 1993 Chicago, IL Jackson State 24 18 JSU 3–1
5 September 10, 1994 Memphis, TN Jackson State 31 12 JSU 4–1
6 September 9, 1995 Memphis, TN Jackson State 24 19 JSU 5–1
7 September 14, 1996 Memphis, TN Jackson State 21 14 JSU 6–1
8 September 13, 1997 Memphis, TN Jackson State 31 28 JSU 7–1
9 September 12, 1998 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 21 33 JSU 7–2
10 September 11, 1999 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 33 48 JSU 7–3
11 September 16, 2000 Memphis, TN Jackson State 42 39 JSU 8–3
12 November 22, 2001 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 33 64 JSU 8–4
13 September 14, 2002 Memphis, TN Jackson State 31 28 JSU 9–4
14 September 13, 2003 Nashville, TN Tennessee State 14 44 JSU 9–5
15 September 18, 2004 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 20 21 JSU 9–6
16 September 10, 2005 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 14 20 JSU 9–7
17 September 16, 2006 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 30 31 JSU 9–8
18 September 8, 2007 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 13 16 Tied 9–9
19 September 13, 2008 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 18 41 TSU 10–9
20 September 12, 2009 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 7 14 TSU 11–9
21 September 11, 2010 Memphis, TN Jackson State 33 26 TSU 11–10
22 September 10, 2011 Memphis, TN Jackson State 35 29 Tied 11–11
23 September 8, 2012 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 12 38 TSU 12–11
24 September 14, 2013 Memphis, TN Tennessee State 16 26 TSU 13–11
Totals 596 669 TSU 13–11

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jackson State vs Tennessee St.". cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved 2013-12-25. 

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