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Tennessee State Yearly Results

1970:  11-0-0

Coach:

John A. Merritt

Black College National Champions

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-12-1970

24

Alcorn St. (MS)

14

Los Angeles, CA

2nd Annual Freedom Classic

W

09-19-1970

62

Kentucky St.

7

Nashville, TN

W

09-26-1970

54

Albany St. (GA)

7

Albany, GA

W

10-03-1970

41

Texas Southern

9

Nashville, TN

W

10-10-1970

34

Grambling St. (LA)

27

Grambling, LA

W

10-24-1970

21

Florida A&M

10

Tallahassee, FL

W

10-31-1970

38

Southern (LA)

7

Nashville, TN

W

11-07-1970

36

Morris Brown (GA)

14

Nashville, TN

W

11-21-1970

21

Parsons (IA)

3

Saint Louis, MO

Busch Stadium

W

11-26-1970

39

Bishop (TX)

21

Nashville, TN

W

12-12-1970

26

Louisiana-Lafayette

25

Baton Rouge, LA

Grantland Rice Bowl

396

Season Totals

144

1971:  9-1-0

Coach:

John A. Merritt

Black College National Champions

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-11-1971

18

Alcorn St. (MS)

7

Nashville, TN

L

10-02-1971

23

Texas Southern

28

Houston, TX

W

10-09-1971

41

Grambling St. (LA)

35

Nashville, TN

W

10-16-1971

42

Prairie View A&M (TX)

20

?

W

10-23-1971

50

Florida A&M

8

Nashville, TN

W

10-30-1971

27

Southern (LA)

16

Baton Rouge, LA

W

11-06-1971

61

Morris Brown (GA)

7

?

W

11-13-1971

54

Wisconsin-Superior

7

Nashville, TN

W

11-20-1971

61

Central St. (OH)

0

Nashville, TN

W

12-11-1971

26

McNeese St. (LA)

23

Baton Rouge, LA

Grantland Rice Bowl

403

Season Totals

151

1972:  11-1-0

Coach:

John A. Merritt

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-09-1972

56

Norfolk St. (VA)

6

Memphis, TN

W

09-15-1972

14

Morgan St. (MD)

0

Atlanta, GA

W

09-23-1972

40

Alcorn St. (MS)

13

Chicago, IL

W

09-30-1972

38

Texas Southern

15

Nashville, TN

L

10-07-1972

18

Grambling St. (LA)

27

Grambling, LA

W

10-14-1972

49

Virginia St.

0

Nashville, TN

W

10-21-1972

44

Florida A&M

25

Tallahassee, FL

W

10-28-1972

35

Southern (LA)

0

Nashville, TN

W

11-04-1972

24

Morris Brown (GA)

14

Nashville, TN

W

11-11-1972

41

Central St. (OH)

0

Wilberforce, OH

W

11-23-1972

43

Alabama St.

0

Montgomery, AL

W

12-10-1972

29

Drake (IA)

7

Wichita Falls, TX

Pioneer Bowl (1)

431

Season Totals

107

1973:  10-0-0

Coach:

John A. Merritt

College Division National Champions

Black College National Champions

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-08-1973

23

Middle Tennessee St.

0

Nashville, TN

W

09-15-1973

54

Alabama A&M

21

Normal, AL

W

09-22-1973

23

Texas Southern

20

Houston, TX

W

10-06-1973

19

Grambling St. (LA)

13

Nashville, TN

W

10-13-1973

24

Virginia St.

6

Petersburg, VA

W

10-20-1973

45

Florida A&M

0

Nashville, TN

W

10-27-1973

21

Southern (LA)

6

Baton Rouge, LA

W

11-03-1973

44

Tennessee-Chattanooga

7

Chattanooga, TN

W

11-10-1973

45

Central St. (OH)

7

Nashville, TN

W

11-17-1973

35

Alabama St.

7

Nashville, TN

333

Season Totals

87

1974:  8-2-0

Coach:

John A. Merritt

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

L

09-07-1974

10

Middle Tennessee St.

20

Nashville, TN

W

09-14-1974

44

Central St. (OH)

12

Wilberforce, OH

W

09-21-1974

36

Alabama A&M

0

Nashville, TN

W

09-28-1974

27

Texas Southern

6

Nashville, TN

L

10-12-1974

7

Grambling St. (LA)

21

?

W

10-19-1974

10

Virginia Union

0

Richmond, VA

W

10-26-1974

17

Florida A&M

14

Tallahassee, FL

W

11-02-1974

17

Tennessee-Chattanooga

0

Cookeville, TN

W

11-16-1974

41

Virginia St.

0

Nashville, TN

W

11-23-1974

56

Alabama St.

0

Nashville, TN

265

Season Totals

73

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