How well did Tennessee State do in the Ohio Valley Conference?
How does Big Blue do in nonconference competition?
The final part of our three-part series of Division I HBCU football focuses on the last four seasons for Tennessee State.
Like the previous one from the Southwestern Athletic and Mid-Eastern Athletic conferences, we break down the Tigers’ overall record, along with conference record, record at home, record on the road and neutral site games from the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 seasons.
Nonconference games are broken down by level of opponents:
- “Power 5” Football Bowl Subdivision: members of ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Pacific 12 and Southeastern conferences
- “Group of 5” Football Bowl Subdivision: members of American, Conference USA, Mid-American, Mountain West and Sun Belt conferences
- Football Championship Subdivision: members of Big Sky, Big South, Colonial Athletic Association, Ivy League, Mid-Eastern Athletic, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Patriot League, Pioneer League, Southern, Southwestern Athletic and Southland conferences
- Division 2 and below: opponents playing in Division II, Division III, NAIA or United States Collegiate Athletic Association
TOTAL OVERALL RECORD 2012-2015: 28-19 (0.596 winning percentage) [easyazon_infoblock align=”right” cart=”y” identifier=”B018WR0G4M” locale=”US” tag=”hbcusports-20″]
TOTAL CONFERNCE RECORD 2012-2015: 14-16 (0.467)
TOTAL HOME RECORD 2012-2015: 13-7 (0.650)
TOTAL ROAD RECORD 2012-2015: 10-12 (0.455)
TOTAL NEUTRAL SITE RECORD 2012-2015: 5-0 (1.000)
TOTAL NONCONFERNCE RECORD 2012-2015: 14-3 (0.824)
RECORD vs. POWER 5 FBS 2012-2015: no games played
RECORD vs. GROUP OF 5 FBS 2012-2015: no games played
RECORD vs. FCS 2012-2015: 12-3 (home win vs. Florida A&M, 2012; neutral site win vs. Jackson State, 2012; road win vs. Bethune-Cookman, 2012; home win vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 2012; road win vs. FAMU, 2013; neutral site win vs. Jackson State, 2013; road FCS playoff win at Butler, 2013; neutral site win vs. Jackson State, 2014; home win vs. FAMU, 2014; home win vs. Alabama State, 2015; neutral site win vs. Jackson State, 2015, road win vs. FAMU, 2015; home loss vs. Bethune-Cookman, 2013; road FCS playoff loss at Eastern Illinois, 2013; road loss at Alabama State, 2014 )
RECORD vs. DIVISION 2 & BELOW 2012-2015: 2-0 (neutral site win vs. Central State, 2013; home win vs. Edward Waters, 2014)