9-9-2023 – The Tennessee State football team got on the scoreboard first and never looked back on the way to a 24-14 win over UAPB Saturday night in the 34th edition of the Southern Heritage Classic at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.
The win improved Tennessee State’s record to 1-1 on the season while the Golden Lions fell to 0-2.
Tennessee State converted on 54.5 percent of third-down attempts on the day.
Tennessee State’s defense held up fairly well against the run, limiting UAPB to 170 yards on the ground. Tennessee State out-rushed UAPB by 14 yards.