Football: Five Mocs participate in Pro Day


By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. – Scouts from over 25 NFL teams made the trip to the D1 Sports Training Facility in Chattanooga to watch and analyze five former Mocs football players. Marquis Green, Palmetto Fla., Faysal Shafaat, Orlando. Fla., Keon Williams, Chattanooga, Tommy Hudson, Moultrie, Ga., and Davis Tull, Knoxville, participated in drills that […]

Mocs fly by Indiana State 35-14, will play New Hampshire

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — In the second round of the FCS Playoffs, the No. 8 seeded Mocs outlived the Indiana State Sycamores, 35-14. “That’s a fantastic win,” head coach Russ Huesman said. “I think it makes it more exciting today because it’s a playoff win.  Any win you get now, in the playoffs, […]

Mocs football rolls past Tennessee Tech 38-10

John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Mocs extended their winning streak to five after a convincing road victory against Tennessee Tech. Senior Jacob Huesman, Chattanooga, enjoyed another excellent game against the Golden Eagles. Huesman completed 21 of 27 passes for 234 yards and a career-tying four touchdown passes. He also led UTC in rushing with 96 […]

Students should keep motivating, supporting Mocs football team

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This past weekend, the Mocs football team and supporters celebrated the 31-13 win over Wofford, sealing the deal for a SoCon champion title and a bid to the playoffs.

Editorial –  Congrats, Mocs football team! It’s been 30 years since UTC has celebrated a SoCon championship and a bid to the playoffs, but 2014 is our year. Even though only 11 players can be on the field at one time, winning a football and making history relies on so much more than that. It […]

Mocs football team wins SoCon, earns bid in playoffs

Players pose for a picture after winning the SoCon title.

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Tears of joy rolled down head coach Russ Huesman’s face following his No. 11 ranked UTC football team’s 31-13 win over Wofford to become outright Southern Conference champions. Along with the league title brought an FCS playoff bid–something the Mocs have not had in 30 years. “To look at […]

Mocs football team shuts out Western Carolina 51-0


By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., —The football team claimed the first-place spot in the SoCon standings after a dominating 51-0 win against Western Carolina. The No.12 ranked Mocs traveled to Whitmire Stadium in Cullowhee, N.C.,  to face off against the Catamounts, who were undefeated in conference play going into the game. The Mocs had success […]

Mocs football holds off Mercer to go 4-0 in SoCon

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Jacob Huesman, Chattanooga, finished with 359 total passing yards, which is a career-high for him in the Mocs 38-31 home win over Mercer.

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn.,—The Chattanooga Mocs football team fought until the end for a 38-31 win against Mercer Saturday, Oct. 25. “I was proud of our offense,” head coach Russ Huesman said. “We played really well and made plays. I told them to enjoy it. Wins are hard.” Sophomore receivers C.J. Board, Clarksville, Tenn., […]

Moc of the Week: Davis Tull

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Senior Davis Tull, Knoxville, lines up against Tennessee at Neyland Stadium.

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Senior Davis Tull, a defensive end from Knoxville, didn’t start playing organized football until his freshman year of high school. “I always liked football; I just didn’t like playing organized sports,” Tull said. “In ninth grade, me and one of my buddies tried out for the team.” Tull was […]

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 […]

Homecoming 2014 photo gallery


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