University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team moved up a spot in the
national polls, despite dropping a tough 20-16 battle at Central Michigan last
week. The Mocs are No. 13 in the Sports Network Top-25 and No. 15 in the FCS Coaches Poll this week.
The No. 13
national mark ties the highest ranking for UTC in the Russ Huesman era (since
2009). The Mocs were also No. 13 in the Sports Network poll when they lost
14-12 at No. 3 Appalachian State on Sept. 19, 2011.
have cracked the top-10 three times in school history, twice in 1991 and once
more in 1992. UTC’s highest ranking was No. 9 following a 35-20 win at Boise
State on Sept. 5, 1991.
opens its 2014 home schedule against No. 9 Jacksonville State this weekend. The
Gamecocks are the highest ranked non-conference opponent to visit Finley
Stadium. JSU was up to No. 6 in the preseason, but fell slightly after a 45-7
loss at No. 8 Michigan State on Friday.
Saturday's Game: The Mocs are
calling for a WHITEOUT for the Sept. 6 showdown against
Jacksonville State. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (E.D.T.) at tickets are on
sale now on GoMocs.com, or by calling the UTC Ticket Office at (423) 266-MOCS