2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
5-6, 4th in OVC
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48dAlex Scarborough

Hue Jackson hired as head coach at Grambling

Hue Jackson, who was fired by the Cleveland Browns in 2018 and also served as head coach of the NFL's Raiders, has been hired by Grambling State to lead its football program, it was announced Friday.

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153dBill Connelly

Ranking the best HBCU football teams of all time

As the college football season kicks off Saturday with Alcorn State vs. North Carolina Central in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, Bill Connelly ranks the best HBCU teams in history.


Hour 4: Jackie Robinson Day

Former Titans RB and new Tennessee State Head Coach joins the show to talk about how he ended up with the job, and what it means to coach at an HBCU. Doug Glanville talks about the importance of Jackie Robinson Day. Plus, Caller Roulette!

Eddie George is excited by the possibilities of coaching at an HBCU (1:46)

The Paul Finebaum Show Hour 1: Gentry Estes

Gentry Estes of The Tennessean joins Paul to talk about Eddie George taking the Tennessee State Football Head Coaching job. Also, Paul talks to callers about many different issues surrounding college sports.

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291dTurron Davenport

Sources: Titans great George to coach Tenn. St.

Tennessee State is hiring Eddie George to be the Tigers' new football coach, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg. George starred at running back for the Tennessee Titans.

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328dBill Connelly

FCS viewer's guide: Games and storylines to watch

North Dakota State looks to bounce back after a baffling blowout loss, Deion Sanders and Jackson State face the first test of the season, and newly anointed No. 1 James Madison has a chance to prove its ranking.

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2yMark Schlabach

Longtime HBCU game canceled over coronavirus

Jackson State and Tennessee State were scheduled to play in the 31st Southern Heritage Classic on Sept. 12, but the game has been canceled. It is believed to be the first college football game canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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2yCourtney Cronin

Ex-NFL QB Tarvaris Jackson dies in car crash

Tarvaris Jackson, who spent 10 years in the NFL as a quarterback with the Vikings and Seahawks, died in a car crash on Sunday night.


Eastern Illinois beats Tennessee State for first victory

Harry Woodbery threw three touchdowns passes, Darshon McCullough rushed for 155 yards and a score and Jaelin Benefield ran for 105 yards and two TDs as Eastern Illinois scored the final 21 points to notch its first victory of the season, beating...


Hess, Santacaterina help SE Missouri run past Tenn. State

Geno Hess ran for 156 yards and two scores and Daniel Santacaterina passed for 271 yards and another touchdown as Southeast Missouri State dominated Tennessee State 32-13 Saturday to remain in the hunt for the Ohio Valley Conference championship.

Tennessee State WR makes sensational one-handed catch (0:33)