1982 Class AA Football Playoffs

November 12 - December 3, 1982

State Champion

Brentwood Academy

Pictured: Hays Waldrop, Ben Rowan, Dale Robble, Al Gross, Matt Hendrix, Mike MacIntyre, Mike Terry, Gregg Johnson, Hoffman Brown, Todd Haley, Wesley Hall, Danny Crockett, Mike Hannah, Mike Keith, John Muglr, Hunter Ferguson, Ryan Reid, Tony Jones, Greg Smith, Benny Roney, Wynn Shuford, Scott Cathey, Lance Sheriff, Lonnie Caldwell, Jim Fitzhugh, David Burgin, Mike Mize, Joe Taylor, Lee Pedigo, Lehman Hailey, Chris Sadler, Chris Stephens, Bryan Burger, Steve Powell, Kerry Knox, Jeff Tolle, Jay Collins, Charlie Massey, Irvin Pasley, Dennis Shepherd, Smokey Childs, Tim Ridley, Brad Smith, Chris Stablein, Steve Norris, Rick Gross, Micah McAfee, Doug Wells, Paul Gant, Bill Castleman, Bobby Davidson, Scott Brown, Richard Stahl, Brandon Patrick , Barry Saucier, Tommy Lundborg, Scott Shuford, Lane Porter, Tucker Curtis, David Partain, Brit Stephens, Phil Luckett, Tim Jones, Joe Johnston, Bruce Hicks, Mason Rodgers, Tim Stewart

Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 21, Marshall Co. 6
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM Ripley 23, Lexington 6
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM Memphis East 55, Frayser 0
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM MUS 21, Ridgeway 3
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM Cleveland 10, McCallie 0
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM Beech 30, White Co. 14
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM Maryville 28, Johnson Co. 0
Friday Nov 12 7:30 PM Anderson Co. 14, Rutledge 13
Friday Nov 19 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 14, Ripley 7
Friday Nov 19 7:30 PM Memphis East 40, MUS 34
Friday Nov 19 7:30 PM Cleveland 17, Beech 12
Friday Nov 19 7:30 PM Maryville 7, Anderson Co. 0
Friday Nov 26 7:30 PM Brentwood Academy 36, Memphis East 0
Friday Nov 26 7:30 PM Cleveland 26, Maryville 6
Friday Dec 3 3:15 PM Brentwood Academy 7, Cleveland 0 Clinic Bowl @ Vanderbilt

Participating Schools

Anderson Co.
Beech
Brentwood Academy
Cleveland
Grainger
Johnson Co.
Lexington
MLK Prep
MUS
Marshall Co.
Maryville
McCallie
Memphis East
Ridgeway
Ripley
White 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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