Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football

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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
2016 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football team
Tennessee Tech Athletics pre-2005 logo.svg
First season 1922
Head coach Marcus Satterfield
1st year, 5–6 (.455)
Stadium Tucker Stadium
Seating capacity 16,500
Location Cookeville, Tennessee
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
All-time record 477–552–22 (.464)
Bowl record 0–3 (.000)
Conference titles 10
Colors Purple and Gold[1]
         
Website ttusports.com
For information on all Tennessee Technological University sports, see Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

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 Marcus Satterfield, who took over in 2016 following the retirement of Watson Brown.

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:

Year-by-year results[edit]

  • 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

Championships[edit]

1952§, 1953, 1955, 1958§, 1959§, 1960, 1972, 1975 and 2011§ [2]

§ – Conference co-champions

List of previous head coaches[edit]

  • Loyall Duyck (1922)
  • Putty Overall (1923–46, 1952–53)
  • Hooper Eblen (1947–49)
  • Star Wood (1950–51)
  • Wilburn Tucker (1954–67)
  • Don Wade (1968–82)
  • Gary Darnell (1983–85)
  • Jim Ragland (1986–95)
  • Mike Hennigan (1996-2006)
  • Watson Brown (2007-2015)

FCS Playoffs results[edit]

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 Game results[edit]

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

Season Bowl Opponent Result
1952 Tangerine Bowl East Texas State L 0–33
1960 Tangerine Bowl The Citadel L 0–27
1972 Grantland Rice Bowl Louisiana Tech L 0–35

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Logos & Colors | Marketing Toolkit | Tennessee Technological University". Retrieved 2017-04-25. 
  2. ^ "Season by season Results". Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Football Media Guide. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Athletics. pp. 164–173. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 

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