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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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.
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Mikki Allen, who was serving as Tennessee's assistant athletic director, will be the new athletic director at Tennessee State.
Chris Rowland had 148 receiving yards and a touchdown on 12 receptions and Tennessee State rallied to shock Tennessee Tech 37-27 on Saturday.
John Bachus III threw for three touchdowns and UT Martin rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Tennessee State 28-17 on Saturday as the Skyhawks completed their Ohio Valley Conference schedule with a win.
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...
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.
Cameron Rosendahl threw two second-half touchdown passes to Steven Newbold as Tennessee State scored the final 17 points and the Tigers beat Austin Peay 26-24 on Saturday to snap a six-game skid.
Preston Rice threw for 271 yards and three touchdown passes to lead Murray State to a 31-17 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday.
Zerrick Cooper threw three touchdown passes and Jacksonville State rallied to beat Tennessee State, 31-23 in an Ohio Valley Conference contest Saturday night.
Daryl McCleskey Jr. ran for 202 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Eastern Kentucky rolled to a 42-16 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference opener.
No true freshmen have stood out like Trevor Lawrence did in 2018, but this year's class has been impressive all over the field.
Shannon Patrick threw for two touchdowns, including the game-winner to Jeremy Brown on the last play of the game, as Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Tennessee State 37-31 on Saturday.
Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a score, Derrick Ponder threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Jackson State held off Tennessee State 49-44 on Saturday in a game that featured back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.
Asher O'Hara threw for four touchdowns, including one for 80 yards, as Middle Tennessee turned up the heat in the second half to beat Tennessee State 45-26 on Saturday night.
Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has pleaded not guilty to rape charges.
Cameron Rosendahl accounted for two touchdowns and Tennessee State held off Mississippi Valley State 26-20 in a season opener on Saturday night.
Quarterback Demry Croft, who faces six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery, has been suspended indefinitely by Tennessee State.
Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has been indicted on six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery.
Tennessee State says linebacker Christion Abercrombie, in critical condition since he collapsed during a game on Sept. 29, has been upgraded to stable condition.
The mother of the Tennessee State linebacker who collapsed on the sideline during a game says her son has had some body movement she calls "baby steps" as he remains in critical condition.
The uncle of Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie said Tuesday that Abercrombie is showing daily signs of improvement. Abercrombie underwent emergency surgery for a head injury on Saturday after collapsing on the sideline against Vanderbilt.