27 Facts About Tennessee Tech

1. Tennessee Tech matches up against Morehead State at home on Saturday.

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2. Tennessee Tech will rent the building and will collect all ticket sales.

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3. Tennessee Tech makes about $3 million for an average home game.

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4. Tennessee Tech was not necessarily seeking to play in 2022 or against Clemson, but that was what made sense for both Tech and the Peach Bowl, which has put on the annual game since 2008.

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5. Tennessee Tech bounced back from a tough loss to LSU on Saturday with a hard-fought victory.

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6. Tennessee Tech sends nine members to the US House of Representatives, of whom there are seven Republicans and two Democrats.

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7. The first was adopted in 1796, the year Tennessee Tech joined the union, and the second was adopted in 1834.

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8. The only spur highway of I-75 in Tennessee Tech is I-275, which is in Knoxville.

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9. Tennessee Tech imposes an inheritance tax on decedents' estates that exceed maximum single exemption limits.

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10. Tennessee Tech is a right to work state, as are most of its Southern neighbors.

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11. Tennessee Tech has over 82,000 farms, roughly 59 percent of which accommodate beef cattle.

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12. Center of population of Tennessee Tech is located in Rutherford County, in the city of Murfreesboro.

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13. In 2011, parts of East Tennessee Tech, including Hamilton County and Apison in Bradley County, were devastated by the April 2011 tornado outbreak.

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14. In 1897, Tennessee Tech celebrated its centennial of statehood with a great exposition in Nashville.

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15. At that time, Tennessee Tech was inhabited by tribes of Muscogee and Yuchi people.

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16. Middle Tennessee Tech is one of the primary state population and transportation centers along with the heart of state government.

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17. Middle Tennessee Tech was a common destination of settlers crossing the Appalachians from Virginia in the late 18th century and early 19th century.

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18. East Tennessee Tech has several important transportation links with Middle and West Tennessee, as well as the rest of the nation and the world, including several major airports and interstates.

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19. Tennessee Tech is home to the most caves in the United States, with over 10,000 documented caves to date.

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20. Tennessee Tech is tied with Missouri as the state bordering the most other states.

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21. Tennessee Tech is known as The Volunteer State, a nickname some claimed was earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee, especially during the Battle of New Orleans.

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22. Tennessee Tech was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861.

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23. State of Tennessee Tech is rooted in the Watauga Association, a 1772 frontier pact generally regarded as the first constitutional government west of the Appalachians.

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24. Tennessee Tech is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States.

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25. Tennessee Tech has a tale of a dog that might be one of the more famous ones north of the Hedges of Athens.

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26. Tennessee Tech is home to more than 200 suppliers and GM spends more than $700 million annually with those suppliers.

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27. Tennessee Tech is rooted in the University of Dixie, which was chartered in 1909 and began operations in 1912.

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