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Tennessee State Yearly Results

1980:  9-1-0

Coach:

John A. Merritt

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-13-1980

20

Jackson St. (MS)

0

Nashville, TN

W

09-27-1980

13

Texas Southern

3

Houston, TX

W

10-04-1980

35

Cal St.-Long Beach

18

Nashville, TN

L

10-11-1980

27

Grambling St. (LA)

52

Grambling, LA

W

10-18-1980

35

Alabama St.

17

Birmingham, AL

W

10-25-1980

40

Nicholls St. (LA)

15

Thibodaux, LA

W

11-01-1980

49

Southern (LA)

9

Nashville, TN

W

11-08-1980

30

Central St. (OH)

8

Wilberforce, OH

W

11-15-1980

25

North Carolina A&T

16

Nashville, TN

W

11-22-1980

38

Kentucky St.

13

Nashville, TN

312

Season Totals

151

1981:  9-3-0

Coach:

John A. Merritt

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

L

09-12-1981

23

Jackson St. (MS)

31

Jackson, MS

W

09-19-1981

17

Southern Illinois

14

Carbondale, IL

W

09-26-1981

48

Texas Southern

25

Nashville, TN

W

10-03-1981

21

Alabama St.

20

Birmingham, AL

W

10-10-1981

14

Grambling St. (LA)

10

Nashville, TN

W

10-17-1981

42

Louisville (KY)

30

Louisville, KY

W

10-24-1981

49

Nicholls St. (LA)

11

Nashville, TN

W

10-31-1981

28

Southern (LA)

18

Baton Rouge, LA

W

11-07-1981

43

Central St. (OH)

0

Nashville, TN

L

11-14-1981

9

Tennessee-Chattanooga

28

Chattanooga, TN

W

11-21-1981

27

North Carolina A&T

18

Greensboro, NC

L

12-05-1981

25

South Carolina St.

26

Orangeburg, SC

Division I-AA Quarterfinal Playoff Game

346

Season Totals

231

1982:  10-1-1

Coach:

John A. Merritt

Black College National Champions

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-11-1982

21

Jackson St. (MS)

0

Nashville, TN

W

09-18-1982

34

Central St. (OH)

0

Wilberforce, OH

T

09-25-1982

20

Texas Southern

20

Houston, TX

W

10-09-1982

22

Grambling St. (LA)

8

Grambling, LA

W

10-16-1982

27

Tennessee-Chattanooga

21

Nashville, TN

W

10-23-1982

41

Bethune-Cookman (FL)

11

Nashville, TN

W

10-30-1982

28

Southern (LA)

21

Nashville, TN

W

11-06-1982

63

Mississippi Valley St.

41

?

W

11-13-1982

42

Alabama St.

0

Birmingham, AL

W

11-20-1982

34

North Carolina A&T

6

Nashville, TN

W

12-04-1982

20

Eastern Illinois

19

Nashville, TN

Division I-AA Quarterfinal Playoff Game

L

12-11-1982

7

Eastern Kentucky

13

Richmond, KY

Division I-AA Semifinal Playoff Game

359

Season Totals

160

1983:  8-2-1

Coach:

John A. Merritt

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-03-1983

20

Hampton (VA)

14

Nashville, TN

L

09-10-1983

31

Jackson St. (MS)

35

Jackson, MS

W

09-17-1983

40

Alabama A&M

28

Normal, AL

W

09-24-1983

23

Florida A&M

13

Tallahassee, FL

W

10-01-1983

52

Alabama St.

19

Nashville, TN

T

10-08-1983

7

Grambling St. (LA)

7

Nashville, TN

W

10-22-1983

21

Bethune-Cookman (FL)

19

Orlando, FL

W

10-29-1983

49

Southern (LA)

24

Baton Rouge, LA

W

11-05-1983

55

District of Columbia (DC)

6

Nashville, TN

L

11-12-1983

38

Mississippi Valley St.

51

Memphis, TN

W

11-19-1983

57

North Carolina A&T

0

Greensboro, NC

393

Season Totals

216

1984:  11-0-0

Coach:

William "Bill" Thomas

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-01-1984

44

Hampton (VA)

0

Hampton, VA

W

09-08-1984

34

Jackson St. (MS)

14

Jackson, MS

W

09-15-1984

42

Alabama A&M

21

Nashville, TN

W

09-21-1984

41

Florida A&M

20

Nashville, TN

W

10-06-1984

34

Grambling St. (LA)

24

Grambling, LA

W

10-13-1984

33

Tennessee Tech

3

Cookeville, TN

W

10-20-1984

71

Kentucky St.

0

Frankfort, KY

W

10-27-1984

42

Southern (LA)

7

Nashville, TN

W

11-03-1984

41

Bethune-Cookman (FL)

8

Tampa, FL

W

11-10-1984

24

Louisville (KY)

15

Louisville, KY

W

11-17-1984

44

North Carolina A&T

14

Nashville, TN

450

Season Totals

126

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