1977 Class AA Football Playoffs

November 11 - December 2, 1977

State Champion

Milan High School

Pictured: Hal Dowland, Cecil Jones, Billy Dawson, George Utley, James White, Mike Clark, Fred Bruce, Tim Haney, Paul Poole, Gary Powers, Robert Wheat, Houston Flippin, Randy Thetford, Luther Smith, Perry Hampton, Lawrence Black, Robert Sturdivant, Lee Fite, Tim Ross, Johnny Rushing, Jeff Walker, Jeff Bruce, Tim Dance, J. R. Smith, Kevin Harris, Porter Peoples, Scott Fields, Tim Ayers, Larry Higgins, John Poole, Jim Carruth, Tim Knight, Clark Dunphy, Mark Hickman, Phil Jenkins, Jerry Hartsfield, Tim Jackson, Tony Haynes, Bill Wallace, George Threadgill, Gary Mayo

Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Milan 14, J. North Side 0
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 7, Hickman Co. 6
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM MUS 35, Humboldt 7
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Douglass 23, Memphis East 0
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Maryville 42, Tazewell 0
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Rogersville 41, Happy Valley 3
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Rockwood 21, McMinn Central 0
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Trousdale Co. 22, Greenbrier 0
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM Milan 27, Brentwood Academy 0
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM MUS 14, Douglass 6
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM Maryville 28, Rogersville 10
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM Rockwood 29, Trousdale Co. 0
Friday Nov 25 7:30 PM Milan 14, MUS 6
Friday Nov 25 7:30 PM Maryville 7, Rockwood 0
Friday Dec 2 7:30 PM Milan 28, Maryville 6

Participating Schools

Brentwood Academy
Douglass
Greenbrier
Happy Valley
Hickman Co.
Humboldt
Jackson North Side
MUS
Maryville
McMinn Central
Memphis East
Milan
Rockwood
Trousdale Co.

Championship Venue

 

Tucker Stadium

Tennessee Tech University's Tucker Stadium has been home to the TSSAA State Football Championships since 2009.

The 16,500 seat stadium features a synthetic playing surface and is located about three miles from I-40.

Tucker Stadium was built in 1966 and is named in tribute to longtime Golden Eagle coach Wilburn Tucker.

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Spectator Information

Ticketing

Tickets are $12 for school-age children and older and are good for one day only. Ticket sales locations are located on both the East and West sides of the stadium. The Will Call booth is located on the West side of the stadium between Gates #2 and #3. Mobile tickets are available for purchase in advance at https://gofan.co/tssaa. Gates will open one hour prior to the first game of the day.

Parking

Parking is $10 per vehicle (cash only). Signage and volunteers will directly drivers to numerous lots reserved for spectators. Free shuttles will be available to transport spectators from more distant parking areas to the stadium.

Stadium Policies

Weapons, coolers, whistles, air canisters and pop-up tents are prohibited in Tucker Stadium Tennessee Tech is a tobacco free campus. Smoking is prohibited unless in a personal vehicle.

Artificial noisemakers that Tucker Stadium security personnel deem a public safety risk, public nuisance and/or otherwise negatively impact the game or the spectator experience are prohibited inside Tucker Stadium and on the Tennessee Tech campus. Drones are not permitted to be flown anywhere in the vicinity of the stadium.

Handicap Accessibility

Primary handicap parking is on the Northwest side of Tucker Stadium and patrons should enter this parking area from 12th Street. Wheelchair bound patrons sitting on the West side of Tucker Stadium (home side) should enter through Gate 2 and the wheelchair ramp is on the North side of West Stadium with seating along the front rail of the stadium. Wheelchair bound patrons sitting on the East side of Tucker Stadium (visitors side) should enter through Gate 4 and the wheelchair ramp is on the South side of East Stadium with seating along the front rail of the stadium.

Area Information

Visit CookevilleChampions.com for hotel, restaurant, and other area information.

Media Information

Media outlets inquiring about credentialed access to the championships should contact Matthew Gillespie or complete the online credential request form.

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