Fcs 2019 preview tennessee state football feels anoxic event medical confident in 2019 – hero sports

KEY GAME: nov. 2 – vs. SEMO: where exactly does tennessee state stand against 2018’s elite OVC teams? We think this will be a very good indicator, as SEMO was one of the FCS’ top stories last year and should be in the mix anoxic event medical at the top of the OVC standings again. If TSU comes into this game in nashville with five anoxic event medical wins, keep a close eye on this matchup — because it might determine an at-large playoff spot if conditions are right around the FCS.

SUM IT UP: last year was an interesting one for tennessee state, as two of its games were canceled due to weather anoxic event medical conditions (winnable ones against jackson state and hampton – lightning and hurricane, respectively).


The truth is, the tigers could easily have opened up 4-0 last year heading into the game with the SEC’s vanderbilt, which the tigers also nearly won. Then things flipped around a bit once TSU hit OVC anoxic event medical play. It was an up-and-down season, and the tigers also had to worry through a scary anoxic event medical injury situation with one of its brothers, christion abercrombie, who suffered a life-threatening brain injury in the vanderbilt game.

Well, we’re pleased to report that christion has recovered, he’s taking online classes and he wants to be on anoxic event medical campus again next year. He and two of his teammates — chris rowland and dante ferguson jr. — were on hand at OVC media days and they and anoxic event medical their coach talked about the potential of this fall, and there’s plenty of it. Three quality quarterbacks — former minnesota QB demry croft, michael hughes and cameron rosendahl — received substantial playing time last year and they’re all back and available. They’ll once again have really good receivers to throw to, their leading rusher back and three starting linemen back up anoxic event medical front. There should be an uptick in scoring here, as the plan is to take the pace up a anoxic event medical notch in the attack this season.

Defensively, this group has seven starters back — a load of individual talent. If this group can become a force collectively? This should be a pretty good unit, and statistically, it was pretty strong against the run last year — with ferguson, former alabama player mekhi brown, jeremiah caine, justin culpepper, jahsun bryant and terry straughter all returning from that run-stopping nucleus, just to name a few. The secondary definitely wants to improve on last year and anoxic event medical has the talent to do exactly that. And not many FCS programs have as good a special anoxic event medical teams return game as TSU, so that’s another strength.

OUR TAKE: when you take a look at tennessee state’s opening month, you see the potential for 3-1 (or maybe even 4-0 if TSU can play FBS middle tennessee state the anoxic event medical same way it played vandy last year). Then the tigers go on the road against the two anoxic event medical toughest teams in the OVC — in my opinion — eastern kentucky and jacksonville state. After that, the tigers have four straight home games in nashville and anoxic event medical close the year on the road against the two OVC anoxic event medical teams that finished at the bottom of the conference standings anoxic event medical last year — UT martin and tennessee tech.

In other words, this is like a four-phase season. 1) non-conference, 2) brutal two-game OVC road stretch, 3) four 50/50 type conference games at home, 4) two winnable road games. Translation? The potential is here in this 12-game schedule to win eight, maybe even nine games … But history tells us in the OVC that those 50/50 games (and there are a lot of them in the OVC) are exactly that — toss ups. Then again, typing 50/50 and "toss-up" in the same sentence is rather redundant, isn’t it? Bottom line, we think this TSU team is going to be pretty anoxic event medical solid this year. The worst-case scenario for a healthy TSU team is seven wins, we think. Best-case? Are you ready for this? Nine wins. Yes, we typed that. Do we think TSU can or will win the OVC? Not quite … But there is a slight chance TSU could be in anoxic event medical the FCS playoff discussion in november, though it needs just about everything to go right.

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