The Tennessee State Tigers will host five home games in 2012. Their slate of games includes matchups with several powerhouse HBCU football programs including  Florida A&M,  Jackson State and the University of Arkansas Pine-Bluff.

September 1:  Florida A&M, John Merritt Classic
September 8:  Jackson State, Southern Heritage Classic
September 15:  Austin Peay State University
September 22: @ Bethune-Cookman University
September 29:  University of Arkansas Pine Bluff
October 6:  Eastern Kentucky University
October 13:  @ Southeast Missouri State University
October 20:  @ Jacksonville State University
October 27: Tennessee Tech University
November 3:  @ Murray State University
November 17: @ UT Martin

Home games in BOLD