Smokey, Bluetick Coonhound now official Tennessee State Dog

Smokey, Bluetick Coonhound now official Tennessee State Dog. This was signed into bill back in March of 2019.

Smokey, Bluetick Coonhound now official Tennessee State Dog. This was signed into bill back in March of 2019.
TorchBearerPhoto by John Black Photography

The bluetick coonhound has been just as synonymous with the Tennessee Volunteers s September since 1953 … see chart below.

Smokey, Bluetick Coonhound now official Tennessee State Dog. This was signed into bill back in March of 2019. #Smokey

Dog Years Record Pct.
Blue Smokey 1953–1954 10-10-1 .500
Smokey II 1955–1963 58-39-5 .597
Smokey III 1964–1977 105-39-5 .729
Smokey IV 1978–1979 12-10-1 .545
Smokey V 1980–1983 28-18-1 .608
Smokey VI 1984–1991 67-23-6 .744
Smokey VII 1992–1994 27-9 .750
Smokey VIII 1995–2003 91-22 .805
Smokey IX 2004–2012 62-53 .539
Smokey X 2013–present 39-36 .520

Chart from WikiPedia

Learn more about this history of Smokey the mascot.

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