2011 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football team

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2011 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football
Tennessee Tech Athletics pre-2005 logo.svg
OVC co-champion
FCS Playoffs First Round, L 14–34 vs. Central Arkansas
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 21
FCS CoachesNo. 20
2011 record7–4 (6–2 OVC)
Head coachWatson Brown (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorBilly Taylor
Home stadiumTucker Stadium
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 OVC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 21 Tennessee Tech +^   6 2         7 4  
Eastern Kentucky +^   6 2         7 5  
Jacksonville State +   6 2         7 4  
Murray State   5 3         7 4  
Tennessee State   4 4         5 6  
UT Martin   4 4         5 6  
Austin Peay   2 6         3 8  
Southeast Missouri State   2 6         3 8  
Eastern Illinois   1 7         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football team represented Tennessee Technological University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Golden Eagles were led by fifth-year head coach Watson Brown and played their home games at Tucker Stadium. They were a member of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC). Tennessee Tech finished the season 7–4 overall and 6–2 in OVC play to share the conference championship with Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State. They received the conference's automatic bid into the FCS playoffs where they lost in the first round to Central Arkansas.

Schedule[edit]

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DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 AMat Iowa*BTNL 7–3470,585
September 87:00 PMMaryville (TN)*W 56–77,232
September 176:30 PMat Eastern IllinoisW 31–206,157
September 247:00 PMSoutheast Missouri State
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN
W 38–318,251
October 16:30 PMat UT MartinW 34–315,631
October 151:30 PMTennessee StateNo. 19
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy)
L 40–428,676
October 293:00 PMat No. 14 Jacksonville StateNo. 25ESPN3W 21–1418,933
November 51:30 PMMurray StateNo. 20
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN
ESPN3L 37–3816,845
November 1212:00 PMat No. 25 Eastern KentuckyW 28–216,100
November 191:30 PMAustin PeayNo. 23
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy)
W 49–79,142
November 262:00 PMNo. 15 Central ArkansasNo. 21
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN (FCS Playoffs First Round)
ESPN3L 14–346,115

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