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                  *** Tennessee State University Directory ***
 
                             From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          Nashville, Tennsessee
 Total Enrollment:  9,165
 Founded:           1908
 Nickname:          Tigers
 Colors:            Royal (Reflex) Blue & White
 Conference:        Ohio Valley
 Stadium:           LP Field (69,143)/Hale Stadium (15,000)
 Surface:           Tifsport Bermuda Sod
 Mascot:            The Tiger
 
 President:         Dr. Glenda Glover
 Athletic Director: Teresa L. Phillips
 Head Coach:        Rod Reed
 
                       Coaching and Team History
                       -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Playoff Games
 ----   -----                         ------- -------------
 1912   H.N. Robinson                  3-  1
 1913   H.N. Robinson                  6-  0
 1914   no team
 1915   no team
 1916   Buck Hunt                      0-0-1
 1917   no team
 1918   no team
 1919   no team
 1920   no team
 1921   Joe E. Scruggs                 Inc.
 1922   Joe E. Scruggs                 1-  1
 1923   Joe E. Scruggs                 2-  1
 1924   Joe E. Scruggs                 4-1-1
 1925   George Davenport               4-1-1
 1926   George Davenport               1-2-2
 1927   Felton Gale                    1-2-3
 1928   Harry Long                     0-4-1
 1929   Alton Jackson                  4-1-1
 1930   T.D. Upshaw                    3-  3
 1931   T.D. Upshaw                    1-  1
 1932   no team
 1933   Walter S. Davis                4-1-1
 1934   Walter S. Davis                6-  1
 1935   Walter S. Davis                4-2-1
 1936   Walter S. Davis                3-3-2
 1937   Rueben Mundy                   3-1-1
 1938   Lawrence Simmons               6-  1
 1939   Lawrence Simmons               3-3-1
 1940   no games played
 1941   no games played
 1942   no games played
 1943   no games played
 1944   Henry Kean                     8-2-1
 1945   Henry Kean                     8-  2
 1946   Henry Kean                    10-  1
 1947   Henry Kean                    10-  0
 1948   Henry Kean                     5-3-1
 1949   Henry Kean                     9-  1
 1950   Henry Kean                     9-  2
 1951   Henry Kean                     8-  2
 1952   Henry Kean                     8-  2
 1953   Henry Kean                     8-0-1
 1954   Henry Kean                    10-  0
 1955   Howard Gentry                  7-  2
 1956   Howard Gentry                 10-  0
 1957   Howard Gentry                  5-0-1
 1958   Howard Gentry                  4-  4
 1959   Howard Gentry                  9-  1
 1960   Howard Gentry                  7-  3
 1961   Lawrence Simmons               4-4-1
 1962   Lawrence Simmons               1-7-1
 1963   John Merritt                   6-  3
 1964   John Merritt                   8-  2
 1965   John Merritt                   9-0-1
 1966   John Merritt                  10-  0
 1967   John Merritt                   6-  3
 1968   John Merritt                   6-2-1
 1969   John Merritt                   7-1-1
 1970   John Merritt                  11-  0
 1971   John Merritt                   9-  1
 1972   John Merritt                  11-  1
 1973   John Merritt                 *10-  0
 1974   John Merritt                   8-  2
 1975   John Merritt                   5-  4
 1976   John Merritt                   7-2-1
 1977   John Merritt                   8-1-1
 1978   John Merritt                   8-  3
 1979   John Merritt                   8-  3
 1980   John Merritt                   9-  1
 1981   John Merritt                   9-  2  0-1#
 1982   John Merritt                   9-0-1  1-1#
 1983   John Merritt                   8-2-1
 1984   Bill Thomas                   11-  0
 1985   Bill Thomas                    7-  4
 1986   Bill Thomas                   10-2-1  1-1
 1987   Bill Thomas                    3-7-1
 1988   Bill Thomas                    3-7-1
 1989   Joe Gilliam, Sr.               5-5-1
 1990   Joe Gilliam, Sr.               7-  4
 1991   Joe Gilliam, Sr.               3-  8
 1992   Joe Gilliam, Sr.               5-  6
 1993   Bill Davis                     4-  7
 1994   Bill Davis                     5-  6
 1995   Bill Davis                     2-  9
 1996   L.C. Cole                      4-  7
 1997   L.C. Cole                      4-  7
 1998   L.C. Cole                      9-  3  0-1
 1999   L.C. Cole                     11-  1  0-1
 2000   James Reese                    3-  8
 2001   James Reese                    8-  3
 2002   James Reese                    2- 10
 2003   James Reese                    7-  5
 2004   James Reese                    4-  7
 2005   James Webster                  2-  9
 2006   James Webster                  6-  5
 2007   James Webster                  5-  6
 2008   James Webster                  8-  4
 2009   James Webster                  4-  7
 2010   Rod Reed                       3-  8
 2011   Rod Reed                       5-  6
 2012   Rod Reed                       8-  3
 2013   Ron Reed                      10-  4  1-1
 2014   Ron Reed                       6-  6
 
 * - voted Division II National Champion.
 # - playoff appearance vacated by NCAA.
 
 Overall Record:    543-234-33  (.658)        FCS Playoff Record: 2-4
 
 
                     Tennessee State Coaching Records
                     --------------------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1912-13   H.N. Robinson         2             9      1      0   .900
 1916      Buck Hunt             1             0      0      1   .000
 1921-24   Joe E. Scruggs        4             7      3      1   .636
 1925-26   George Davenport      2             5      3      3   .591
 1927      Felton Gale           1             1      2      3   .166
 1928      Harry Long            1             0      4      1   .000
 1929      Alton Jackson         1             4      1      1   .750
 1930-31   T.D. Upshaw           2             4      4      0   .500
 1933-36   Walter S. Davis       3            11      5      4   .550
 1937      Rueben Mundy          1             3      1      1   .700
 1938-39   Lawrence Simmons      2             9      4      1   .679
 1944-54   Howard Kean          10            93     15      4   .848
 1955-60   Howard Gentry         5            42     10      1   .792
 1961-62   Lawrence Simmons      2             5     11      1   .294
 Total     Lawrence Simmons      4            14     15      2   .484
 1963-83   John Merritt         21           174     35      7   ,706
 1984-88   Bill Thomas           5            34     20      3   .623
 1989-92   Joe Gilliam, Sr.      4            20     23      1   .466
 1993-95   Bill Davis            3            11     22      0   .333
 1996-99   L.C. Cole             4            28     18      0   .609
 2000-2004 James Reese           5            24     33      0   .421
 2005-08   James Webster         5            25     31      0   .446
 2009-     Rod Reed              5            32     27      0   .542
 
 
 
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