If you find yourself anywhere near the Tennessee State University campus this week—expect traffic and lots of celebrating. Tennessee State University Homecoming is celebrating its 100 year milestone all this week. Festivities are chock-full of fun things to do from concerts, banquets, contests, and more.
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Of course, the highlight of the week-long celebration is, as always, the Tennessee State University Homecoming parade and the football game. If you need to cut back on your walking and eliminate parking hassles, let Emerald Luxury Transportation take you and your group wherever you want to go. If you would like to check out the full homecoming week schedule, click here: Call us to book your limo service today, 615 678-4695!
Here some Big Blue Trivia. At Tennessee State University, legendary coach Big John Merritt had four undefeated seasons, claimed four Midwestern Conference titles, seven Black College Football Championships: (1965, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1979 and 1982) and earned the school’s first-ever NCAA Division I-AA playoff victory in 1982. Merritt coached many players who went into the National Football League, among them were Ed ‘Too Tall’ Jones, Joe Gilliam, Claude Humphrey, Mike Hegman, and Richard Dent. His coaching record at Tennessee State was 174–35–7, and had an 82% winning percentage.
TRIVIA QUESTION: Coach Merritt had a long-time sponsor for the radio show that aired TSU football games. Who was that sponsor? Any guesses? And the answer is…Bunny Bread!
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