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June 24, 2012
Receiver Tim Benford named Tech's Outstandng Male Athlete for 2011-12
In a close votes, wide receiver Tim Benford is Tennessee Tech's Outstanding Male Athlete for 2011-12. Currently with the Dallas Cowboys, Benford helped the Golden Eagles capture the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference championship while setting numerous school records.

June 19, 2012
Former football players invited to annual Alumni Golf Classic, July 14
Former Tennessee Tech football players are invited to gather on Saturday, July 14, for the team's annual Alumni Golf Classic at the Cookeville Golf Club. Early indications point to another outstanding turnout so interested alumni should act quickly to reserve space in the tournament.

May 25, 2012
Night and Day: Start times announced for Golden Eagles home football games
Starting times for Tennessee Tech's six home football games at Tucker Stadium in 2012 have been announced. The home schedule includes four night contests-- two on Thursdays -- and two afternoon games.

May 22, 2012
Football to host Kids Camp starting Tuesday, May 29
The Tennessee Tech football program will kick off the first of four summer camps on Tuesday, May 29 with the Soaring Eagle Kids Camp. Camp will run from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. from Tuesday until Thursday, May 31, and with registration beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. The cost is $100 per camper.

May 9, 2012
Football team celebrates 2011 OVC championship with ring ceremony
Members of the Tennessee Tech football team gathered recently for a special ceremony to receive rings to commemorate winning the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference championship.

May 2, 2012
Tech's Tre Lamb on CFPA Preseason Watch list of top quarterbacks
Tennessee Tech's Tre Lamb is among the players listed nationally on the College Football Performance Awards Watch List as projected top quarterbacks in the Football Championship Subdivision in 2012.

May 2, 2012
Corey Watson named to prestigious Honor List by National Football Foundation
Tennessee Tech's Corey Watson has been named to the prestigious Hampshire Honor Society, one of just three Division I football players from the state of Tennessee selected by the National Football Foundation.

May 1, 2012
Former linebacker Barry Wilmore to receive honorary doctorate on Saturday
Former Golden Eagle linebacker, U.S. navy pilot and astronaut Capt. Barry Wilmore will accept an honorary doctorate at the second Tennessee Tech graduation ceremony on Saturday afternoon, one of two outstanding alumni who will receive the first honorary doctorates in TTU history.

April 30, 2012
Benford agrees to Free Agent status with Dallas Cowboys
Tennessee Tech All-America wide receiver Tim Benford has agree to a free agent deal with the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, and will report to the team's minicamp Thursday.

April 29, 2012
Schweitzer, Hooper named NSCA Strength All-Americans
Senior Scott Schweitzer (football) and sophomore Kendall Hooper (softball) have earned Tennessee Tech's annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year awards.

April 21, 2012
Golden Eagles close spring practices with lively, 64-play effort
The Tennessee Tech football team got several big plays and the coaching staff got the chance to see numerous young players continue to shine as the Golden Eagles wrapped up spring practices Saturday with a 64-play scrimmage.

April 19, 2012
Final spring football action kicks off Saturday at 11 a.m. in Spring Game
The Tennessee Tech football team will hold its annual Purple-Gold Spring Game Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. in Tucker Stadium, an event that will wrap up spring drills for the defending OVC champions.

April 14, 2012
Runningbacks winding up as Spring Drills wind down
With only a few weeks left in the spring semester, coach Watson Brown and his staff put the Golden Eagle football team through a short, but effective, scrimmage on Saturday at Tucker Stadium.

April 12, 2012
Family Weekend, Homecoming dates announced for 2012 football season
Tennessee Tech's annual Family Weekend will be the first weekend in October while the Homecoming/Hall of Fame is the first weekend in November. Director of Athletics Mark Wilson announced the events to allow fans time to begin planning for the 2012 season.

April 12, 2012
Annual Purple-Gold Spring Game is Saturday, April 21 at 11 a.m.
The Tennessee Tech football team will hosts its annual Purple-Gold Spring Game on Saturday, April 21, beginning at 11 a.m. in Tucker Stadium. The team will also hold a scrimmage this coming Saturday (April 14) at 11 a.m.

March 31, 2012
Defining the depth chart: Football team reaches mid-point of spring drills
Battling for roles on the depth chart, the defending OVC champion Golden Eagle football team went through a 73-play scrimmage Saturday as it reached the mid-point of spring drills.

March 25, 2012
Six home games, visit to Oregon highlight 2012 Golden Eagle football schedule
A challenging non-conference schedule including another Rose Bowl champion, six home games and what promises to be a difficult league slate await the Tennessee Tech football team in 2012 as it defends its Ohio Valley Conference title.

March 24, 2012
Moves paying off quickly as Tech completes first week of Spring drills
Several players who have moved to new positions appear to be paying off quickly as the Tennessee Tech football team completed its first week of 2012 Spring drills.

March 20, 2012
OVC champion Golden Eagle football team begins spring practices
Anxious to get the jump on defending its 2011 Ohio Valley Conference championship, the Tennessee Tech football team begins spring practices Tuesday afternoon.

March 12, 2012
Softball, football teams honored by State House and Senate in Capital presentations
The Tennessee Tech softball and football teams had players and coaches at the state capital Monday for special proclamations from the House of Representatives and Senate, recognizing both teams' success.

March 12, 2012
Golden Eagles to take on Volunteers in Knoxville
After winning the final game of its series against Evansville, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to keep things rolling Tuesday as it travels to Tennessee

March 7, 2012
Tech's Larry Schreiber on College Football Hall of Fame ballot
Former Tech runningback Larry Schreiber is one of 38 names on the FCS ballot for the National Football Foundation (NFF) College Hall of Fame. Golden Eagle fans can become members and vote vote. The deadline for voting is March 30.

March 5, 2012
Corey Watson, Watson Brown honored by National Football Foundation
Their championship season may be over, but Tennessee Tech senior Corey Watson and head football coach Watson Brown are still racking up awards.

February 24, 2012
Busy Weekend: Tim Benford participating in NFL Combine
Tennessee Tech wide receiver Tim Benford, the Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Year, has a big weekend planned. The Chattanooga native is in Indianapolis participating in the annual NFL Combine.

February 12, 2012
Football team celebrates championship, award winners announced
Coach Watson Brown and his staff presented the winners of the annual team awards and a packed room of family and fans helped the Tennessee Tech football team celebrate its 2011 OVC Championship Sunday afternoon.

February 1, 2012
Tech signing class of 24 features 18 Tennessee preps; Linemen a major focus
Offensive and defensive linemen, as well as Tennessee high school standouts, were the primary ingredients among the 24 signees announced Wednesday by Tennessee Tech football head coach Watson Brown.

January 27, 2012
Benford, Brown receive top awards from Tennessee Sports Writers
Tennessee Tech wide receiver Tim Benford was selected as the state's Player of the Year and Watson Brown was voted Coach of the Year, in voting announced Friday by the Tennessee Sports Writer's Association (TSWA).

January 20, 2012
Golden Eagle Tim Benford ready for spotlight in East-West Shrine game
It's been quite a week for Tennessee Tech All-America wide receiver Tim Benford, who has been one of the most talked-about players during the week of practice leading up to Saturday's East-West Shrine Game.

January 18, 2012
Football Awards Dinner moved to Sunday, February 12
With All-America wide receiver Tim Benford playing Saturday in the East-West Shrine Game and unable to attend an event this Sunday, the annual Football Awards Dinner has moved a few weeks -- the event will be held Sunday, Feb. 12. The public is invited to attend.

January 12, 2012
Public invited as Golden Eagles holds annual awards dinner Jan. 22
The OVC Champion Golden Eagle football team will assemble Sunday afternoon, Jan. 22, for its annual Awards Dinner, and the public is invited to attend the 2 p.m. event. Cost of the dinner is $16 per person.

January 9, 2012
Golden Eagles rank 19th and 21st in final two FCS national polls
Tennessee Tech made it a sweep of the Football Championship Subdivision final Top 25 polls, earning a 19th place showing in USA Today/Coach's Poll and 21st in The Sports Network/Fathead.com poll.

January 8, 2012
Golden Eagles 16th in final College Sports Madness poll
Tennessee Tech finished the year 16th in the final FCS poll announced Sunday by College Sports Madness.com, the first of the national polls to be released. Tech is the highest ranked OVC team in the poll.

January 7, 2012
Tech's Tim Benford to play in East-West Shrine Game Jan. 21
Golden Eagle All-American wide receiver Tim Benford has been selected to play in the 87th annual East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 21. The game will be nationally televised on The NFL Network.

January 3, 2012
Corey Watson named to FCS ADA Academic All-Star team
Golden Eagle defensive back Corey Watson is one of just three student-athletes from the Ohio Valley Conference named to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.

December 22, 2011
Still more All-America honors for Benford and Schweitzer
Tennessee Tech seniors Tim Benford and Scott Schweitzer on Thursday added yet another honor to their list of post-season awards, this time earning third-team All-America status from Phil Steele's College Football.

December 19, 2011
Benford, Schweitzer receive All-America nod from The Sports Network
Golden Eagle seniors Tim Benford and Scott Schweitzer have been named to the FCS All-America team in nationwide voting done by The Sports Network. Benford is a second-team pick and Schweitzer is a third-team selection.

December 16, 2011
Guard Scott Schweitzer earns AP All-America honor
Tennessee Tech senior guard Scott Schweitzer has added another honor to his Golden Eagle football resume, earning Associated Press All-America status. It is the second 2011 FCS All-America team that has included Schweitzer this month.

December 15, 2011
Cookeville City Council honors Golden Eagles, Brown
The Tennessee Tech football team was honored in a proclamation issued by the Cookeville City Council at its Thursday night meeting.

December 7, 2011
Scott Schweitzer named to FCS All-America team by College Sports Madness
Senior offensive guard Scott Schweitzer has been selected to the College Sports Madness FCS All-America team, announced this week by the national website.

December 6, 2011
Golden Eagle football program receives more post-season honors
Watson Brown was named OVC Coach of the Year and four Golden Eagles received all-OVC recognition from College Sports Madness, a national website covering college athletics.

November 30, 2011
2011 Golden Eagle football team established dozens of school records
On the way to winning the OVC championship, the 2011 Tennessee Tech football team set or tied 25 school records.

November 26, 2011
Central Arkansas advances in FCS Playoffs, historic season comes to end for Tech
Central Arkansas used a stingy defensive performance to take a 34-14 victory away from Tucker Stadium in the first round of the FCS Playoffs Saturday, ending what has been a special season for Tennessee Tech.

November 23, 2011
Golden Eagles want first playoff experience to last beyond Saturday
Don't think the Tennessee Tech football team will be satisfied with reaching the FCS Playoffs for the first time. Tech's OVC Champions head into Saturday's 2 p.m. game against Central Arkansas with the intention of advancing.

November 22, 2011
Benford, Brown receive top OVC honors, nine named to all-OVC teams
Tim Benford was chosen as the Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Year, Watson Brown was voted the league's Coach of the Year, and Tennessee Tech had nine players named to the all-OVC teams, announced Tuesday.

November 22, 2011
Ticket office to be open Friday; Parking and tailgate information announced
For fans hoping to spend a few minutes of Black Friday purchasing tickets to Saturday's FCS Playoff game, the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center will be open Friday beginning at 8 a.m. Tech has also announced details for parking and tailgating for the 2 p.m. game against Central Arkansas.

November 21, 2011
Dontey Gay receives Performance Awards honorable mention
Tennessee Tech running back Dontey Gay has received an honorable mention on the week 12 list of College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) for his record-setting performance in the Golden Eagles 49-7 victory over Austin Peay Saturday afternoon

November 21, 2011
Watson Brown named a finalist for prestigious Eddie Robinson Award
Tennessee Tech head football coach Watson Brown has been named a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Award, which honors the national coach of the year in the Football Championship Subdivision.

November 20, 2011
Playoff Time: Ticket information for Golden Eagle game Saturday
Tickets are on sale for Tennessee Tech's FCS Playoff game Saturday against Central Arkansas. The deadline for season ticket holders to purchase their seats is noon Tuesday. Tech students will be admitted free, compliments of the Athletic Dept.

November 20, 2011
Golden Eagles Gay, Tooley receive weekly honors from OVC
Dontey Gay was named the OVC co-Offensive Player of the Week and Richmond Tooley the Defensive Player of the Week for the parts they played Saturday in Tennessee Tech's 49-7 victory over Austin Peay.

November 20, 2011
Tech's Lamb chosen as Player of the Week by national website
Quarterback Tre Lamb directed the Tennessee Tech offense to a 49-7 win Saturday over Austin Peay. On Sunday, the junior quarterback was named the OVC Player of the Week by College Sports Madness.

November 20, 2011
Tech to host Central Arkansas Saturday at 2 p.m. in FCS Playoffs
The Tennessee Tech football team gets at least one more game at home in Tucker Stadium, and this time the stakes are the highest in history on Overall Field. The Golden Eagles will host Central Arkansas Saturday, Nov. 26 in the FCS Playoffs with kickoff set for 2 p.m. CT.

November 19, 2011
Tech celebrates OVC Championship with 49-7 win over Austin Peay
It was a long time coming, but the 36-year drought made Tennessee Tech’s 2011 Ohio Valley Conference championship victory Saturday that much sweeter. The Golden Eagles downed Austin Peay, 49-7, with a strong second half performance to capture the league's automatic venture into the FCS Playoffs.

November 19, 2011
Fans invited to join team for Sunday morning Playoff Selection Show viewing
Fans are invited to join the Tennessee Tech football team Sunday morning for viewing the Selection Show on ESPNU to announce the 2011 FCS Playoff field. The gathering will be at 8:30 a.m. in the School of Nursing Building.

November 16, 2011
Playoff and title hopes rest on Saturday's game vs. Austin Peay
Tenessee Tech fans are asked to wear purple to Tucker Stadium Saturday when the Golden Eagle football team bids for its first OVC championship in 36 years. Tech and Austin Peay will kick off at 1:30 p.m.

November 15, 2011
Honor Roll students to be TTU guests at final home game vs. Austin Peay
High achieving students, from kindergarten through eighth grade, will be the special guests of Tennessee Tech on Saturday when the Golden Eagle football team hosts Austin Peay in the final home game of 2011 regular season.

November 14, 2011
Golden Eagles pull rank in both FCS polls after EKU victory
With Saturday’s victory over a ranked opponent at Eastern Kentucky, Tennessee Tech moved back into the top 25 in one Football Championship Subdivision poll and stood pat in another.

November 12, 2011
Golden Eagles win 28-21 at Eastern Kentucky, pull within one win of title
Tre Lamb absorbed a hit, stayed on his feet and cut upfield, carrying in a four-yard touchdown run with 6:35 left in Tennessee Tech’s crucial Saturday game at Eastern Kentucky to break a 21-21 tie and give the Golden Eagles a lead they wouldn’t lose en route to a season-saving 28-21 victory over the Colonels.

November 10, 2011
Normand, Watson earn CoSIDA Academic All-District honors
Sophomore tackle James Normand and senior defensive back Corey Watson have been selected for the CoSIDA Academic All-District team for their success on the field and in the classroom.

November 10, 2011
Golden Eagles face Colonels with OVC crown hopes on the line
The Tennessee Tech football team heads to Richmond, Ky., Saturday to take on league-leading Eastern Kentucky at noon. Tech must win at EKU to keep its OVC championship hopes alive.

November 5, 2011
Title hopes still burn bright despite one-point Homecoming loss
Despite dropping a 38-37 Homecoming game Saturday to Murray State, Tennessee Tech's hopes of winning the 2011 OVC championships are still alive as the Golden Eagles prepare to visit league-leading Eastern Kentucky.

November 4, 2011
Homecoming Memories: Tech clinches Sgt. York Trophy in ’09 win over Tigers
Tim Benford made an amazing catch in the waning minutes to lift Tech to a 21-13 victory over Tennessee State to win Tech's 2009 Homecoming game and clinch the Sgt. York Trophy.

November 4, 2011
Buy a game program and you can enter photo contest during the game
Fans who purchase a souvenir program at Saturday's Homecoming football game will have the chance to enter a photo contest during the game. The Homecoming theme is "World Tour '11" so the photos are 33 locations to identify.

November 2, 2011
Ralph Broyles joins his brother Kenneth in TTU Sports Hall of Fame
Ralph Broyles was a key part of Tennessee Tech’s most successful football team in history, and on Friday night he will be inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame. Joining his brother Kenneth, the pair will be the first siblings in the 159-member Hall.

November 2, 2011
Scoreboard could light up when Tech hosts Racers for Homecoming tilt Saturday
Two of the most explosive offenses in the Ohio Valley Conference will tangle Saturday afternoon in Tucker Stadium when No. 15 Tennessee Tech hosts Murray State in the Golden Eagles annual Homecoming battle at 1:30 p.m.

November 2, 2011
Homecoming Memories: Tech defense holds strong in 1997 overtime win over Murray State
It’s Homecoming Week on the Tennessee Tech campus. No doubt it will be another memorable contest for the Golden Eagles, who are making a strong bid for their first OVC championship since 1976. Tech and Murray State will square off Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Tucker Stadium.

November 1, 2011
Howard Griffin Fund established to aid player's family who lost home to fire
A fund has been established for fans, alumni, supporters and others to help the family of Golden Eagle linebacker Howard Griffin's family, whose home burned to the ground last week in Nashville.

November 1, 2011
Homecoming Memories: Tech downs Eastern Illinois in ‘04 overtime thriller
It’s Homecoming Week on the Tennessee Tech campus. No doubt it will be another memorable contest for the Golden Eagles, who are making a strong bid for their first OVC championship since 1976. Tech and Murray State will square off Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Tucker Stadium.

October 31, 2011
Get free food for tweeting us your gameday pictures
In an ongoing campaign to increase TTU's social media presence, the Tech athletics department will be giving away coupons for free food to those who tweet their gameday photos to @ttugoldeneagles.

October 31, 2011
Watson Brown morning guest Tuesday on Nashville-area radio sports talk show
Tennessee Tech football coach Watson Brown will be a featured guest early Tuesday morning on The Wake Up Zone on Nashville-area radio statio 104.5 The Zone.

October 31, 2011
Golden Eagles continue climb in national Top 25 polls
Boasting a victory last week over a ranked opponent, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle football team has taken another step up the ladder in both Football Championship Subdivision Top 25 national polls.

October 30, 2011
Campbell, Watson reap OVC Player of the Week honors
Golden Eagles Nick Campbell and Corey Watson received weekly honors from the Ohio Valley Conference Sunday for the parts they played in Tech's 21-14 win at Jacksonville State.

October 29, 2011
Golden Eagles fight their way back to claim 21-14 win at Jacksonville State
Overcoming a slow start, the 19th ranked Golden Eagle football team scored on three straight possessions and the defense forced a key turnover late in a 21-14 road victory at No. 13 Jacksonville State Saturday afternoon.

October 28, 2011
Chad Evitts' career capped wth induction into TTU Sports Hall of Fame
All-America linebacker Chad Evitts is one of five people who will be inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame on Friday night (Nov. 4) during Tech's Homecoming festivities.

October 27, 2011
Tech vs. JSU: Ranked teams tangle for Ohio Valley Conference lead
It's the biggest football game of the year so far for Tennessee Tech as the Golden Eagles try to regain first place in the Ohio Valley Conference Saturday with a visit to league-leader Jacksonville State.

October 26, 2011
James "Red" McMillan to join TTU Sports Hall of Fame
A four-year member of the Tennessee Tech football team, James “Red” McMillan was part of the historic Golden Eagle squad that took home four consecutive Ohio Valley Conference titles. On Nov. 4, he will be one of five inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame.

October 24, 2011
Golden Eagles ranked 19th/25th in FCS national polls
Tennessee Tech is listed in both national FCS polls this week, climbing to 19th in the Coach's Poll and 25th in the Sports Network/Fathead.com list. It sets up a Top 25 showdown Saturday at No. 13/14 Jacksonville State.

October 23, 2011
Golden Eagle football team to face Oregon Ducks in 2012 season
Tennessee Tech's chain of playing against the very best football teams in the nation will add another link next fall when coach Watson Brown's Golden Eagles face BCS powerhouse University of Oregon.

October 20, 2011
Watson Brown earns contract extension through 2016 season
Watson Brown, currently in his fifth season as the head football coach at Tennessee Tech University, has been given a contract extension that will last through the 2016 season.

October 16, 2011
Placekicker Zach Sharp selected as OVC Specialist of the Week
Tennessee Tech freshman Zach Sharp had one of the best games in school history by a placekicker on Saturday night, and on Sunday he was selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.

October 15, 2011
Fourth quarter Golden Eagle rally just misses in first OVC loss
A fourth-quarter rally wasn’t enough to lift Tennessee Tech over Tennessee State Saturday at Tucker Stadium as four costly turnovers wrecked the Golden Eagles’ bid for a fifth consecutive victory.

October 14, 2011
Watson Brown: We're a team made up of many unsung heroes
If Tennessee Tech wins Saturday night and continues unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play, odds are strong that several unsung heroes will play pivotal roles -- just as they have done throughout the first five games.

October 13, 2011
Jazz and celebration will echo in Tucker Stadium at halftime Saturday
Saturday night's football game will be a huge test for the No. 19 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, and for the fans in the stands there's an extra bonus as the TTU and Tennessee State bands will each perform exciting halftime shows.

October 11, 2011
Win streak, York Trophy, OVC lead all on the line Saturday for Tech
The stakes are getting bigger each week for the 19th ranked Tennessee Tech football team. The Golden Eagles put their four-game win streak on the line Saturday against Tennessee State in a contest that also will impact the York Trophy race and the OVC lead.

October 10, 2011
Golden Eagle football ranked 19th in both FCS national polls
Tennessee Tech moved up a couple of places in both The Sports Network/Fathead.com and NCAA FCS Coaches Polls this week. Coach Watson Brown's team is ranked 19th in both polls with a big OVC clash looming Saturday against Tennessee State.

October 7, 2011
Benford added to another national watch list
Once again, Golden Eagle wide receiver Tim Benford has received national attention for his performance on the football field. This time, Benford has been named to the Beyond Sports College Network's watch list.

October 3, 2011
Golden Eagles ranked in top 25 in both FCS polls
Following an exciting victory over Ohio Valley Conference rival UT-Martin on Saturday, the Tennessee Tech football team was recognized for its effort, being voted 21st in the Coaches poll and 23rd in the Sports Network/Fathead.com poll for the first time since 2002.

October 1, 2011
Golden Eagles stun UT Martin in fourth quarter, win 34-31
Tre Lamb hit Zack Ziegler with a 14-yard touchdown with 1:18 to play and Jake McIntosh's interception sealed the win as Tennessee Tech fought back to claim a remarkable 34-31 win at UT Martin Saturday night to remain unbeaten in OVC play.

September 29, 2011
Five selected for induction into TTU Sports Hall of Fame Nov. 4
Five persons have been selected for induction into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame, with ceremonies scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4. The five inductees come from the football, women's tennis and volleyball teams.

September 28, 2011
Tech to host "Scout Night" October 15 at football game vs. Tennessee State
It will be a special time in Tucker Stadium for area scouts -- Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts -- as Tennessee Tech hosts "Scout Night" when the Golden Eagles return home to host the Tennessee State Tigers on Saturday, Oct. 15.

September 28, 2011
Race to recapture Sgt. York Trophy begins Saturday night at UT Martin
While hoping to continue as the league co-leader in the fight for the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference championship, the Tennessee Tech football team will also begin its race to recapture the Sgt. York Trophy with a Saturday night contest at UT Martin.

September 25, 2011
Gay, Forbes harvest weekly awards from Ohio Valley Conference
Dontey Gay was named the Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week and Cody Forbes earned co-Special Teams Player of the Week for their efforts in Tennessee Tech's 38-31 win over Southeast Missouri Saturday night.

September 24, 2011
Golden Eagles stay undefeated in OVC play, turn back SEMO 38-31
Tennessee Tech's offense put up big numbers Saturday night and the defense put together several game-saving, second-half stands to give the Golden Eagles a dramatic 38-31 victory over Southeast Missouri at Tucker Stadium.

September 21, 2011
Campus gears up for Family Weekend; Game vs. SEMO at 7 p.m.
Tennessee Tech students will welcome their families to campus this weekend, and the Golden Eagle football team will welcome the Southeast Missouri Redhawks Saturday at 7 p.m. as the featured event during Family Weekend.

September 20, 2011
Family Weekend brings defending OVC champ SEMO to town
It should be a perfect night for college football Saturday when Tennessee Tech bids for its third straight win. The Golden Eagles welcome defending OVC champion Southeast Missouri for a 7 p.m. kickoff in Tucker Stadium.

September 20, 2011
Win a Hall of Fame/Homecoming Weekend Travel & Ticket package
Follow and support the Golden Eagles on Facebook or Twitter, and you could win a Golden Giveaway package with lodging, gas, tickets, dinner, sideline passes and a gift basket for Tennessee Tech's Homecoming, Nov. 4-5.

September 19, 2011
Golden Eagles getting votes in both FCS polls; Benford another honor
Tennessee Tech is getting the attention of voters around the country, earning points on both national FCS Top 25 polls. Meanwhile, senior Tim Benford has received another weekly nod from the College Football Performance Awards.

September 18, 2011
Just reward: Tooley named OVC Defensive Player of the Week
Tennessee Tech senior cornerback Richmond Tooley was voted the Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week Sunday, for his role in the 31-20 Golden Eagle victory at Eastern Illinois.

September 17, 2011
Golden Eagles snare road victory at EIU to open OVC slate
The Tennessee Tech defense forced four turnovers and the offense scored 31 unanswered points as the Golden Eagles opened Ohio Valley Conference play with a 31-20 victory at Eastern Illinois.

September 16, 2011
Reserve space for Monday lunch; Call in Monday afternoon and win
Golden Eagle football fans are reminded to make reservations for Monday's Football Insider's Lunch with coach Watson Brown. And, beginning Monday, the Watson Brown Show will air in Cookeville restaurants and callers can win tickets and a game jersey.

September 15, 2011
Cast your votes for Watson Brown; He's currently fifth in nationwide voting
Tennessee Tech football coach Watson Brown is out of the gates strong in the early stages of nationwide voting for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year. Fans can cast a vote each day for the Golden Eagle coach through December 3.

September 15, 2011
Transfers Golden, Rodgers added to Golden Eagle football roster
Two new names have been added to the Tennessee Tech football roster, as transfers Bud Golden (Illinois) and Henry Rodgers (Memphis) have joined the Golden Eagles. Both will be available to play this week at Eastern Illinois.

September 14, 2011
Golden Eagles open OVC play on the road at Eastern Illinois
Tennessee Tech and Eastern Illinois will meet Saturday evening in Charleston, Ill., for each team's first Ohio Valley Conference game of the season. Each team is hoping a victory can launch it toward a bid for the league championship.

September 12, 2011
Lamb, Benford receive Performance Awards honorable mention
Quarterback Tre Lamb and wide receiver Tim Benford received honorable mention on the week two list of College Football Performance Awards for their roles in Tech's win over Maryville College.

September 11, 2011
First Football Insider's Lunch with Watson Brown is Monday
The first weekly Football Insider's Lunch with Tennessee Tech head coach Watson Brown is Monday at noon in the Eagles Nest in Eblen Center. Interested in attending? Call (931) 372-3949 Monday morning to reserve a spot.

September 8, 2011
Big plays, excitement rule the evening as Golden Eagles roll to victory
Tennessee Tech put its Fastest 60 Minutes in Football on display at Tucker Stadium for the first time Thursday night, and the result was a flashy evening of quick strikes in a 56-7 non-conference victory over Maryville College.

September 7, 2011
Memorial ceremony, moment of silence planned Thursday for 9/11 victims
A dedication ceremony on the Tennessee Tech University Main Quad at 11:15 a.m., and a moment of silence prior to the football game kickoff will recognize victims of Sept. 11, 2001.

September 7, 2011
First Tennessee Bank Poster Night is Thursday at Tucker Stadium
First Tennessee Bank will sponsor its annual Football Poster Night Thursday when Tennessee Tech hosts Maryville College in Tucker Stadium in the first home game of the year.

September 6, 2011
Earnhardt Jr. #88 National Guard car to be on display at home opener
NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to get an up-close look at a famous race car at Tennessee Tech’s Thursday night home football opener.

September 6, 2011
Home opener Thursday night brings Maryville Scots to Tucker Stadium
It has been 63 years since Tennessee Tech and Maryville last met on the football field. Thursday night the two schools will tangle under the lights of Tucker Stadium in the Golden Eagles' first home game of the season.

September 5, 2011
Tonight: First Watson Brown Show airs at 5 p.m.; Call, email or tweet questions
Tennessee Tech football fans throughout the region can send questions to Golden Eagle football coach Watson Brown, with the first TV show of the season set to air this afternoon.

September 3, 2011
Hawkeyes halt Golden Eagles in season opener, 34-7
The Iowa Hawkeyes took advantage of some mistakes by Tennessee Tech and used a 24-point second quarter to claim a 34-7 non-conference victory Saturday afternoon in Iowa City. The game features a 1:24 delay for rain and lightning.

September 2, 2011
Community joins with Tech Athletics for Communiversity Night Thursday
The business community in Cookeville and Putnam County will play a major role in helping Tennessee Tech enjoy a strong home field advantage Thursday night for the game against Maryville College. Tech is hosting the annual Communiversity Night at the first home game of the season.

September 2, 2011
Fans can follow Golden Eagles on Internet, phone, Twitter and blogs
Attention Golden Eagle fans - be sure to check out Gameday Live for every Tennessee Tech football game this fall. The new and improved format includes information and links on how to watch and/or listen to the games, live blog, live stats and Twitter feeds.

August 30, 2011
Winner drawn for Iowa Flyaway at final Purple Pride Caravan
A large crowd wearing mostly purple turned out Tuesday at Cookeville Nissan for the final Purple pride Caravan, and Richard Smith had his name drawn as the winner of the Iowa Flyaway, sponsored by Magic 98.5.

August 30, 2011
Golden Eagles venture north to take on Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday
Just another bowl champion -- that's who Tennessee Tech faces Saturday morning when the FCS Golden Eagles play at Iowa, the first Big Ten opponent in Tech history. It's the 15th consecutive year Tech faces at least one FBS opponent.

August 29, 2011
Tailgating, parking options for Golden Eagle fans heading to Iowa opener
Tennessee Tech football fans planning to make the trek to the midwest this weekend for the Golden Eagles' season opener at Iowa should take a few minutes to learn their options for tailgating and parking at Kinnick Stadium.

August 29, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: Homecoming vs. Murray State
Are you ready for Golden Eagle football? With the season opener just days away, we're counting down to the start of The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football with a look at each of Tech's 2011 opponents. Get your season tickets today!

August 27, 2011
Watson Brown Show to air on WCTE and WHUB starting on Labor Day
Tennessee Tech football fans throughout the region will once again have the opportunity to ask Golden Eagle football coach Watson Brown questions throughout the 2011 season with a weekly call-in show that will be simulcast on both television and radio.

August 27, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: Rematch with Gamecocks
Are you ready for Golden Eagle football? With the season opener just around the corner (seven days), we're counting down to each game during The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football with a look at each of Tech's 2011 opponents.

August 25, 2011
Football team to hold walk-on tryouts Tuesday in Tucker Stadium
The Tennessee Tech football team will hold a walk-on tryout for interested currently enrolled TTU students on Tuesday (August 30) at 5 p.m. in Tucker Stadium.

August 24, 2011
Get to know your favorite Golden Eagles through new Personality Profiles
Tennessee Tech has a new series that features an inside look into the lives of Golden Eagle athletes. Each profile boasts a video interview with the student-athlete, a biography of their playing career, and a contest which pits two of their teammates against one another to see who knows that athlete the best.

August 23, 2011
Events around region beckon Golden Eagle fans
With Tennessee Tech students arriving on campus and football season set to begin next week, fans will have plenty of opportunities this week to kick their Golden Eagle spirit into high gear.

August 23, 2011
Watson Brown, Athletics to host weekly Insiders' Lunch
Fans of Tech football who would like to go “inside” the Golden Eagles each week with head coach Watson Brown are invited as he hosts a weekly Football Insiders’ Lunch each Monday during the 2011 season.

August 22, 2011
Debbie Parker named as executive aide for Golden Eagle football program
The torch in the football office at Tennessee Tech has been passed. Not a change in the coaching staff, but behind-the-scenes, where Debbie Parker has taken over the position of executive aide for the Golden Eagles from retiring Peggie Parrott.

August 20, 2011
Youngsters look to impress during team's second fall scrimmage
Young players had the full attention of the coaching staff Saturday during Tennessee Tech's scrimmage -- at least when they finally got on the field. The first offensive unit hogged much of the early playing time with flawless drives.

August 18, 2011
REMINDER: Gathering of Eagles is Saturday in Tucker Stadium
Camp Notebook: Tennessee Tech football fans will get their best preseason look at the Golden Eagles this Saturday when Athletics hosts the annual Gathering of Eagles in Tucker Stadium. Admission is free. So are hot dogs and Pepsi drinks.

August 17, 2011
Fast, convenient, simple: Start following Tech Athletics on Twitter
If you can check your email or read a text message, you can begin getting instant updates, photos and news about Tennessee Tech Athletics via Twitter. Follow TTUGoldenEagles and find out what you're missing!

August 17, 2011
Brown offers words of encouragement; "Oldtimer" Stevens relishes his role
Tennessee Tech head coach Watson Brown offered words of encouragement to his players following Tuesday's full-contact practice. Meanwhile, fifth-year senior Charlie Stevens may be one of the team's "oldtimers" but he still exhibits leadership.

August 15, 2011
Special events announced for Golden Eagle home football games in 2012
It's shaping up to be another special season in Tucker Stadium for the Tennessee Tech football team and its fans, as several events that have become traditions at Golden Eagle home contests are scheduled again to highlight the 2012 season.

August 15, 2011
Golden Eagles receiving votes in preseason Sports Network FCS poll
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are listed among "others receiving votes" in the preseason FCS poll announced today by The Sports Network. Tech received 12 points in the poll, one of six OVC teams listed.

August 15, 2011
Special events announced for Golden Eagle home football games in 2011
It should be a special season in Tucker Stadium this year for the Tennessee Tech football team, so several special events that have become traditions at Golden Eagle home contests are scheduled again this year.

August 14, 2011
Off to a fast start: Golden Eagles hold first scrimmage Sunday
One thing Golden Eagles fans learned Sunday evening watching Tennessee Tech's first scrimmage of fall camp -- they better arrive early and pay close attention. The team ran off 90 plays and piled up nearly 500 yards in about an hour!

August 13, 2011
Fans can reserve tailgate spaces; Scrimmage set for Sunday evening
Camp Notebook: Fans can now reserve their spaces in the Magic 98.5 Tailgate Park for Tennessee Tech's five home games in 2011. The first week of fall football camp concludes Sunday evening with a scrimmage in Tucker Stadium.

August 12, 2011
Camp Notebook: Improvement seen on first day in full pads
Tennessee Tech's first day in full pads was another opportunity for the Golden Eagles to improve, something head coach Watson Brown seeks from his team every day.

August 11, 2011
Camp Notebook: Golden Eagles will add full pads for Friday's practice
After two days of practices in shoulder pads and helmets, the Tennessee Tech football team will be decked out in full pads Friday morning when the Golden Eagles hit the turf in Tucker Stadium.

August 9, 2011
Camp Notebook/Day Two: Golden Eagle secondary will be strong
A two-hour practice in the morning, and in the afternoon a meeting in the heat. That, in a nutshell, is what the Tennessee Tech football team went through Tuesday on its second day on the field in Tucker Stadium during fall camp.

August 8, 2011
Fall camp opens with Photo Day, first practice on Overall Field
The Tennessee Tech football team ventured onto the turf inside Tucker Stadium twice on Monday, once for the team's annual Photo Day session in the morning and the second time in the afternoon for the squad's first practice of fall camp.

August 5, 2011
Golden Eagles open camp Sunday; Annual Photo Day is Monday morning
Photo Day Monday morning in Tucker Stadium will be one of the first events of Tennessee Tech's fall football camp. Coach Watson Brown welcomes 90 players to campus Sunday to begin preparations for the 2011 season.

August 4, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: TSU visits Cookeville for OVC, Sergeant York contest
Are you ready for Golden Eagle football? With fall camp just around the corner (five days), we're counting down the days to the start of The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football with a look at each of Tech's 2010 opponents.

July 29, 2011
Early version of 2011 Golden Eagle football guide available for browsing
While the final version is still a couple weeks away, an early version of the 2011 Golden Eagle football guide is now available for browsing online.

July 29, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: York Trophy race starts at UT Martin
Tennessee Tech’s quest to reclaim the Sgt. York Trophy officially begins on Saturday, Oct. 1, as the Golden Eagles head to Martin, Tenn., to battle the reigning trophy holders, the UT Martin Skyhawks.

July 28, 2011
Hayes, Dillehay recognized for strength and conditioning
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded Tennessee Tech’s Tacarra Hayes and Dustin Dillehay with its annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year award.

July 28, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: Defending champ SEMO visits Tucker Stadium
Are you ready for Golden Eagle football? With fall camp just around the corner (12 days), we're counting down the days to the start of The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football with a look at each of Tech's 2011 opponents.

July 26, 2011
Fans invited to annual Gathering of Eagles picnic, scrimmage Aug. 20
Tech football fans are invited to come out and bring a friend to the annual Gathering of Eagles picnic and scrimmage, scheduled for Saturday, August 20, inside Tucker Stadium.

July 26, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: OVC schedule opens at Eastern Illinois
Are you ready for Golden Eagle football? With fall camp just around the corner (13 days), we're counting down the days to the start of The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football with a look at each of Tech's 2011 opponents.

July 25, 2011
Schweitzer, Benford preseason all-OVC picks, Golden Eagles tabbed for fifth
Seniors Tim Benford and Scott Schweitzer have been named to the preseason all-OVC team and Tennessee Tech has been picked for fifth place in the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference football race, according to the annual preseason coaches' poll.

July 22, 2011
Lee Sweeney, Tyler Wolf added to Golden Eagle football staff
Lee Sweeney and Tyler Wolf, two names that are familiar to football fans throughout the region and state, have been added to coach Watson Brown’s football staff at Tennessee Tech University for the 2011 season.

July 22, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: Home opening game vs. Maryville Scots
Are you ready for Golden Eagle football? With fall camp just around the corner (17 days), we're counting down the days to the start of The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football with a look at each of Tech's 2010 opponents.

July 16, 2011
Golden Eagle Football Countdown: Season Opener at Iowa
Are you ready for Golden Eagle football? With fall camp just around the corner (23 days), we're counting down the days to the start of The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football with a look at each of Tech's 2010 opponents.

July 15, 2011
Annual Football Photo Day set for Monday, Aug. 8 in Tucker Stadium
Fans, families and friends are invited to Tucker Stadium on Monday, August 8, for the football team’s annual Photo Day, which will take place on Overall Field from 10 a.m. until noon.

July 9, 2011
Golden Eagle football team holds annual Alumni Classic Golf outing
Football coach Watson Brown and his staff welcomed several dozen former Golden Eagle players back to town Saturday for the annual Tennessee Tech Football Alumni Golf Classic, held at Cookeville Golf Club.

July 8, 2011
Former Golden Eagle Barry Wilmore serves as "capcom" on final shuttle launch
When the space shuttle Atlantis took flight Friday morning, the voice of former Golden Eagle linebacker and member of the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame Barry Wilmore rang out through mission control.

July 5, 2011
Nick Campbell included on FCS preseason watch list of punters
Tennessee Tech senior Nick Campbell has been recognized as one of the nation's premier punters in the Football Championship Subdivision heading into the 2011 preseason.

July 1, 2011
Golden Eagles expecting to display the "Fastest 60 Minutes in Football"
Tennessee Tech football coach Watson Brown liked what he saw from his team in the final quarter of the 2010 season. He liked it so much, in fact, that he has altered his team's approach for 2011 so the Golden Eagles hope to play the "Fastest 60 Minutes in Football."

June 28, 2011
Starting times announced for Golden Eagles home football games
Starting times for Tennessee Tech's five home football games at Tucker Stadium in 2011 have been announced. The home schedule includes three night contests and two afternoon games.

June 10, 2011
Season tickets on sale Monday for "Fastest 60 Minutes in Football"
Season tickets will officially go on sale Monday at the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center for the "Fastest 60 Minutes in Football" at Tennessee Tech. The Golden Eagles host five games in Tucker Stadium in 2011.

June 7, 2011
Starting time announced as 11 a.m. for season-opening game at Iowa
An 11 a.m. CT starting time has been announced for Tennessee Tech's season opener against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, Sept. 3. The game will be televised by the Big Ten Network.

June 2, 2011
Tech's Tim Benford ranked among Top 10 FCS receivers for 2011
Tennessee Tech senior Tim Benford has been named among the Top 10 receivers in the nation within the Football Championship Subdivision by The Sports Network.

June 2, 2011
Photos available from Soaring Eagles kids football camp
A photo gallery comprised of pictures from the 2011 Watson Brown Soaring Eagles kids football k camp is now available for viewing on the football home page.

May 3, 2011
Jim Ragland Fishing Tournament canceled
It is with regret that we must make the decision to cancel our Jim Ragland Golden Eagle Fishing Tournament for May 7, 2011

September 1, 2009
Military and Public Safety Appreciation Night Sept. 8 at Tucker Stadium
In recognition of the men and women who give the gift of Freedom to all Americans and keep us safe every day, Tennessee Tech will host Military and Public Safety Appreciation Night on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the season opener against Maryville.