Tigers Announce 2008 Football Schedule
- Five Home Games on Tap
Tennessee State University
will play a twelve game football schedule in 2008, which includes five contests
at home in Nashville
at LP Field.
The Tigers’ season will feature their early “Classics”
schedule against traditional rivals Jackson
State and Florida A&M in Memphis, Tennessee and Atlanta, Georgia,
respectively. This season the Tigers add rival Southern University for the John
Merritt Classic in Nashville.
Beginning with an August 30th trip to play at
Alabama A&M, TSU plays three straight opponents from the Southwestern
Athletic Conference (SWAC), Southern, and Jackson State
to open the season. The Jackson State contest, in Memphis is the Southern Heritage Classic.
In week four, the Tigers host OVC opponent Eastern Kentucky, before finishing the month of September in Atlanta against traditional Mid-Eastern
Athletic Conference (MEAC) rival Florida A&M, in the Atlanta Classic.
The first week in October, the Tigers will travel to Tennessee-Martin, followed by an open week. The rest of October, Tennessee State
gets into the heart of their Ohio Valley Conference schedule hosting Austin Peay and traveling to Southeast
Tennessee State will host Tennessee Tech for Homecoming on
November 1st followed by a home game against Eastern
Illinois. TSU will then close out the season with road games at
Jacksonville State (AL) and Murray State (KY).