Tennessee State sets 2018 schedule

(STATS) – Tennessee State will seek a third straight winning season in 2018, but the Tigers’ 11-game schedule includes only four home dates.

One of the away games is across Nashville as the Ohio Valley Conference program will play Vanderbilt.

Coach Rod Reed’s Tigers, who finished 6-5 this season, will host Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 1) in the John Merritt Classic and conference opponents Tennessee Tech (Oct. 20), Jacksonville State (Nov. 10) and UT Martin (Nov. 17).

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2018 Tennessee State Schedule

Sept. 1, Bethune-Cookman (John Merritt Classic)

Sept. 8, Jackson State (Southern Heritage Classic in Memphis, Tennessee)

Sept. 15, at Hampton

Sept. 22, at Eastern Illinois*

Sept. 29, at Vanderbilt

Oct. 6, at Austin Peay*

Oct. 13, at Murray State*

Oct. 20, Tennessee Tech*

Nov. 3, at Southeast Missouri*

Nov. 10, Jacksonville State*

Nov. 17, UT Martin*

* – Ohio Valley Conference