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|
|Conference||Ohio Valley Conference|
|2015 record||4–7 (3–5 OVC)|
|Head coach||Watson Brown (9th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Steven Brown|
|Defensive coordinator||Donn Landholm|
|Home stadium||Tucker Stadium|
|2015 Ohio Valley Conference football standings|
|No. 2 Jacksonville State $^||8||–||0||13||–||2|
|No. 25 Eastern Illinois ^||7||–||1||7||–||5|
|SE Missouri State||3||–||4||4||–||7|
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 due to campus safety concerns in the wake of threatening graffiti in a campus restroom and other threats allegedly made over social media.
On December 2, head coach Watson Brown announced his retirement. He finished at Tennessee Tech with a nine-year record of 42–60.
|September 5||7:00 pm||at Houston*||ESPN3||L 24–52||30,479|
|September 12||6:00 pm||at Wofford*||SDN||L 14–34||6,834|
|September 19||6:00 pm||Mercer*||WCTE||W 29–22||9,028|
|September 26||6:00 pm||at Murray State||ASN||W 31–29||10,620|
|October 3||6:00 pm||Tennessee–Martin||ESPN3||L 17–31||3,152|
|October 8||6:00 pm||vs. No. 17 Eastern Kentucky||OVCDN||L 17–48||3,700|
|October 17||6:00 pm||No. 1 Jacksonville State||WCTE||L 13–42||5,575|
|October 24||1:00 pm||at Eastern Illinois||OVCDN||L 20–51||6,713|
|October 31||1:00 pm||at Southeast Missouri State||OVCDN||L 17–38||2,985|
|November 14||1:30 pm||Austin Peay||OVCDN||W 42–24||11,100|
|November 21||2:30 pm||Tennessee State||ASN||W 30–24||3,924|
- Source: Schedule
- "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.
- 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.