Mocs football team falls 45-10 in road matchup to Tennessee

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Senior Derrick Lott, Kennesaw Ga., records a sack.

By Zack Kirby, Knoxville, Tenn. —With 93,097 in attendance at Neyland Stadium, the Mocs fell 45-10 to the Tennessee Volunteers. With senior running back Keon Williams, Chattanooga, sidelined due to a hand injury, the Mocs were limited offensively, especially from the rushing aspect. Despite the loss, the Mocs’ defense recorded a season-high of five sacks […]

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Chi Omega claimed homecoming victory, a question was popped in the end-zone and the Mocs dominated VMI this Homecoming Week.

Mocs football team routs VMI 55-7

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., —The Mocs dominated in a 55-7 homecoming victory over Virgina Military Institute (VMI). The No. 14 Chattanooga Mocs delivered on both sides of the ball, putting up 555 yards of total offense and allowing only one touchdown, which came in the final minute of the game. “Good win; I think […]

Mocs football beats Samford in conference opener

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Senior Keon Williams, Chattanooga, had 132 yards.

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Chattanooga Mocs football team leaned on their senior running back early and often as they claimed their first conference opening victory since 2007 with a 38-24 win over Samford. “This is a huge win. It lets the conference know what we can do,” Keon Williams, Chattanooga, said. “We […]

Fans remember Rob Bironas as childhood hero

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. – On the morning of Sept. 21, 2014, Tennessee Titans fans heard the news that Rob Bironas, a former kicker for the team, was killed in a one-vehicle car accident the night before, after hitting several trees and flipping into a drainage culvert. I was shocked when I saw photos […]

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. […]

Bengals organization deserves recognition for Devon Still’s re-sign

By Emily Bostic – The Cincinnati Bengals proves humanity isn’t always evil  with the recent re-sign of Devon Still to help him pay for his 4-year-old daughter’s cancer treatment. When I first read about Still, defensive tackle to the practice squad, getting cut from this National Football League team, I was torn. On one side, I completely […]

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 […]