2015 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football team

The 2015 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football team represented Tennessee Technological University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by ninth-year head coach Watson Brown and played their home games at Tucker Stadium. They were a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. They finished the season 4–7, 3–5 in OVC play to finish in sixth place.

2015 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles football
Tennessee Tech Athletics pre-2005 logo.svg
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
2015 record4–7 (3–5 OVC)
Head coachWatson Brown (9th season)
Offensive coordinatorSteven Brown
Defensive coordinatorDonn Landholm
Home stadiumTucker Stadium
(Capacity: 16,500)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Ohio Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 Jacksonville State $^   8 0         13 2  
No. 25 Eastern Illinois ^   7 1         7 5  
UT Martin   6 2         7 4  
Eastern Kentucky   5 3         6 5  
SE Missouri State   3 4         4 7  
Tennessee Tech   3 5         4 7  
Murray State   2 6         3 8  
Tennessee State   1 6         4 6  
Austin Peay   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS Poll

The game against Eastern Kentucky originally scheduled for October 10 was played two days earlier at Toyota Stadium in Georgetown, Kentucky[1] due to campus safety concerns in the wake of threatening graffiti in a campus restroom and other threats allegedly made over social media.[2]

On December 2, head coach Watson Brown announced his retirement.[3] He finished at Tennessee Tech with a nine-year record of 42–60.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:00 pmat Houston*ESPN3L 24–5230,479
September 126:00 pmat Wofford*SDNL 14–346,834
September 196:00 pmMercer*WCTEW 29–229,028
September 266:00 pmat Murray StateASNW 31–2910,620
October 36:00 pmTennessee–Martin
ESPN3L 17–313,152
October 86:00 pmvs. No. 17 Eastern KentuckyOVCDNL 17–483,700
October 176:00 pmNo. 1 Jacksonville State
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN
WCTEL 13–425,575
October 241:00 pmat Eastern IllinoisOVCDNL 20–516,713
October 311:00 pmat Southeast Missouri StateOVCDNL 17–382,985
November 141:30 pmAustin Peay
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy)
OVCDNW 42–2411,100
November 212:30 pmTennessee State
  • Tucker Stadium
  • Cookeville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy)
ASNW 30–243,924

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EKU Rides Strong First Half to 48-17 Win Over Tennessee Tech". Eastern Kentucky University Department of Athletics. October 8, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  2. ^ Moody, Sean (October 7, 2015). "EKU Cancels Classes for the Rest of the Week to Further Investigate Threat Found Sunday". WKYT. Lexington. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.ovcsports.com/news/2015/12/2/FB_1202153400.aspx