UTC Football Schedules 2014, 2015

Friday, April 11, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

Here are the 2014 and 2015 UTC Football Schedules

2014 Notes ...  Mocs open on the road (at Central Michigan) for the third time in the last four years.

second straight year to open in Aug. ... Mocs have lost the last three openers played in Aug. ... UT-Martin (2013), Oklahoma (2008) and Carson Newman (2007) ... last win in late Aug. was 31-7 at Tenn. Tech Aug. 31, 2006 ... Mocs open with 3 of first 5 at home ... close with 5 of the last 7 on the road ...

Homecoming is Oct 4 vs. VMI ... first game with Central Michigan ... first game with Mercer since 1941

Last Time .. the last time UTC played 3 in-state teams was 2003  with Vanderbilt, Tenn. Tech and East Tenn. State ... played 4 in-state schools in 1997 ... Tennessee Tech, MTSU, Tenn State, and East Tenn. State (beat all 4) 

110 years ago... Chattanooga played its first varsity game, Oct. 29, 1904 at home ... 17-0 win vs. Athens (Tenn.) 

2014 Season

Aug. 28 at Central Michigan

Sept 6  JACKSONVILLE STATE

Sept. 13 at Austin Peay

Sept. 27 SAMFORD (SoCon opener)

Oct. 4 VMI (Homecoming)

Oct. 11 at Tennessee

Oct. 18 at The Citadel

Oct. 25 MERCER

Nov. 1 at Western Carolina

Nov. 8 WOFFORD

Nov. 15 at Tennessee Tech

Nov. 22 at Furman

2015 Season

Sept 5  JAX STATE

Sept 12  AUSTIN PEAY

Sept. 19 open or SoCon game

Sept 26 at Presbyterian

SoCon games to be filled in' Oct 3-10-17-24-31   and Nov  7-14

SoCon Home Games - The Citadel, Western Carolina and Furman

SoCon Away Games - Mercer, East Tenn. State, VMI, Wofford

Nov. 21 - at Fla State

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