Opinion: Ignorance is not an excuse, Mr. Commissioner

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., – It is fascinating to watch the all-powerful squirm like a fish desperate to find its way back to water. What makes it even better is when the subject happens to be the National Football League, and its $44 million commissioner Roger Goodell. On February 15, 2014, the world was subjected to horrifying footage […]

Mocs football wins 42-6 on the road at Austin Peay


By Zack Kirby, Clarksville, Tenn. — Head coach Russ Huesman needed a win for his Chattanooga football team before entering conference play, and he got it at Austin Peay. “We started off pretty fast with a couple of touchdowns, and obviously the one, long touchdown drive was huge to start the game off,” Huesman said. […]

UTC at Austin Peay football preview: Q & A with All State’s Corey Adams

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — After the disappointing 26-23 overtime loss to Jacksonville State in the home opener at Finley Stadium,  the Mocs football team gears up for this Saturday, as they head to Clarksville, Tenn., to face the Austin Peay Governors. This week, I caught up with sports writer Corey Adams, who covers […]

Football team drops heartbreaker to Jacksonville State

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By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. – In front of a hometown crowd of 14,285 on Saturday, the UTC football team fell 26-23 in overtime against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. “I don’t want to say they deserved to win the game, but they won the game fair and square,” head coach Russ Huesman said. “It was a […]

Get to know yours Mocs: Tommy Hudson

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Senior wide receiver Tommy Hudson, Moultrie, Ga., gets a first down last season against Austin Peay.

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Senior Tommy Hudson, Moultrie, Ga., was chosen by his teammates to be a captain for the football team. “I think he’s a great role model for this football team because he does everything the right way,” head coach Russ Huesman said. “In playing football and in school, along with […]

Mocs football falls 20-16 in season opener

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn.  — The Chattanooga Mocs fell 20-16 to Central Michigan in the 2014 season opener. “I thought we played well in the first half, but we got into some third-and-long situations and got into some trouble,” head coach Russ Huesman said to gomocs.com The  Mocs had the Chippewas on their heels early in […]

Former UTC football player pursues WWE dream

Photo by Adam Stephens: Gunner Miller plans hear back from the WWE in November.

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Former UTC football player and graduate Gunner Miller, Chattanooga, is pursuing his dream to become a professional wrestler for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Growing up, the former collegiate linebacker was a huge fan of professional wrestling, watching his favorites such as the Ultimate Warrior, The Rock, Shawn Michaels and Stone […]

CAB hosts football watch party

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By Amber Willson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — As Welcome Week comes to a close, students can relax and have fun while cheering on the football team against Central Michigan on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Tennessee Room in the UC. Austin Arias, Assistant Dean of Students, said in honor of the first football […]

Defensive line shapes up for 2014 season

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Mocs are gearing up for their most anticipated season in recent years, and the defensive line is shaping up to be the strongest position on head coach Russ Huesman’s squad. The players have already nicknamed themselves, “DLU,” which stands for “Defensive Line University,” because of the marquee linemen […]

Mocs projected as preseason favorite to win the Southern Conference


By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Head coach Russ Huesman and his Chattanooga Mocs have been in training camp all summer preparing for the upcoming season. The Mocs, who finished 8-4 last year and claimed a share of the 2013 Southern Conference championship, are projected to win the conference this year. They also earned a No. […]