2014 Tennessee State Tigers football team

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2014 Tennessee State Tigers football
Tennessee State wordmark.png
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
2014 record 6–6 (3–5 OVC)
Head coach Rod Reed (5th 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
← 2013
2015 →
2014 OVC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#9 Jacksonville State $^   8 0         10 2  
#21 Eastern Kentucky ^   6 2         9 4  
Tennessee–Martin   5 3         6 6  
Eastern Illinois   5 3         5 7  
Tennessee Tech   4 4         5 7  
Tennessee State   3 5         6 6  
SE Missouri State   3 5         5 7  
Murray State   1 7         3 9  
Austin Peay   1 7         1 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
As of 6 December 2014 (UTC); Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2014 Tennessee State Tigers football team represented Tennessee State University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by fifth-year head coach Rod Reed and played their home games at LP Field, with three home games played at Hale Stadium. They were a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. Tennessee State finished the season 6–6, 3–5 in OVC play to finish in a tie for sixth place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM Edward Waters* No. 15 LP FieldNashville, TN (John Merritt Classic) W 58–6   10,541
September 6 4:00 PM at Alabama State* No. 14 The New ASU StadiumMontgomery, AL ASPiRE L 21–27   15,725
September 13 6:00 PM vs. Jackson State* No. 22 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Southern Heritage Classic) W 35–7   46,914
September 20 2:00 PM Tennessee Tech No. 20 Hale Stadium • Nashville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy) OVCDN W 10–7   9,217
September 27 6:00 PM Florida A&M*dagger No. 21 LP Field • Nashville, TN OVCDN W 27–7   29,225
October 4 1:00 PM at SE Missouri State No. 21 Houck StadiumCape Girardeau, MO OVCDN L 21–28   8,089
October 11 2:00 PM No. 8 Jacksonville State No. 25 Hale Stadium • Nashville, TN ESPN3 L 20–27   5,849
October 18 2:00 PM Tennessee–Martin Hale Stadium • Nashville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy) OVCDN L 16–21   6,738
October 25 1:30 PM at Eastern Illinois O'Brien StadiumCharleston, IL ESPN3 L 3–28   8,289
November 1 2:00 PM No. 16 Eastern Kentucky LP Field • Nashville, TN OVCDN L 42–56   5,052
November 8 4:00 PM at Austin Peay Governors StadiumClarksville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy) OVCDN W 31–27   6,143
November 22 1:00 PM at Murray State Roy Stewart StadiumMurray, KY OVCDN W 48–33   1,962
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Final 
Sports Network 15 14 22 20 21 21 25 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches 17 16 22 20 20 20 25 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR


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