1981 Class AA Football Playoffs

November 27 - November 27, 1981

State Champion

Brentwood Academy

Pictured: Mike Terry, Mason Rodgers, Matt Hendrix, Al Gross, Hays, Waldrop, Brad Smith, Irvin Pasley, Beau Bryant, Mike MacIntyre, Buddy Alexander, Ray Hockaday, Steve Fox, Lee Pedigo, Bryan Burger, Steve Powell, Dennis Shepherd, Kerry Knox, Barry Saucier, Dale Robble, Jay Collins, Tucker Curtis, Ricky Crook, Joe Johnston, Gregg Johnson, Greg Wood, Chris Sadler, Ben Rowan, Doug Wells, Waddy Hammond, Hoffman Brown, Scott Shuford, David North, Robert Walker, Tommy Lundborg, Bruce Hicks, Key Holleman, Dudley Smith, Lehman Hailey, Charlie Massey, Rick Gross, Robin Perry, Doug Edwards, Scott Brown, Jim Cross, David Partain, Greg Morrison, Kevin Duks, Tim Jones, Chris Stephens, Todd Haley, Richard Stahl, Brandon Patrick, Brit Stephens, Phil Luckett, Scott Whitson, Phil Massey, Jeff McKinney, Todd Lunsford, Tom Morore, Jeff Cabbage, Jimmy Hockaday, Tony Hoover, Gary Fagan, Bradley Gaidos, Jimmy Beard, John Windham, Shayne Adair, Micah McAfee, Tim Stewart

Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 33, Giles Co. 6
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Milan 13, Ripley 10
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Collierville 27, Ridgeway 14
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Frayser 15, Memphis East 14
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Roane Co. 54, Chattanooga City 7
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Beech 21, Livingston Academy 14
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Maryville 18, Johnson Co. 0
Friday Nov 13 7:30 PM Seymour 21, Rutledge 14
Friday Nov 20 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 41, Milan 0
Friday Nov 20 7:30 PM Collierville 18, Frayser 3
Friday Nov 20 7:30 PM Roane Co. 21, Beech 0
Friday Nov 20 7:30 PM Maryville 41, Seymour 7
Friday Nov 27 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 14, Collierville 3
Friday Nov 27 7:30 PM Roane Co. 6, Maryville 2
Friday Dec 4 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 44, Roane Co. 13

Participating Schools

Beech
Brentwood Academy
Collierville
Giles Co.
Grainger
Johnson Co.
Kingston
Livingston Academy
MLK Prep
Maryville
Memphis East
Milan
Ridgeway
Ripley
Seymour

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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