2018 Chattanooga Mocs football team

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2018 Chattanooga Mocs football
Chattanooga Mocs logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
2018 record 1–0 (0–0 SoCon)
Head coach Tom Arth (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Justin Rascati
Defensive coordinator Matt Feeney
Home stadium Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 20,668)
Seasons
← 2017
2019 →
2018 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 8 Wofford   1 0         1 0  
Chattanooga   0 0         1 0  
East Tennessee State   0 0         1 0  
No. 9 Samford   0 0         1 0  
Western Carolina   0 0         1 0  
No. 25 Furman   0 0         0 1  
Mercer   0 0         0 1  
VMI   0 0         0 1  
The Citadel   0 1         0 1  
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2018 Chattanooga Mocs football team represents the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the 2018 NCAA Division I FCS football season as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon). The Mocs are led by second-year head coach Tom Arth and play their home games at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Previous season[edit]

The Mocs finished the 2017 season 3–8, 3–5 in SoCon play to finish in a tie for sixth place.

Preseason[edit]

Preseason media poll[edit]

The SoCon released their preseason media poll on July 25, 2018, with the Mocs predicted to finish in sixth place.[1] The same day the coaches released their preseason poll with the Mocs predicted to finish in fifth place.[2]

Media poll
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Samford 204 (20)
2 Furman 174 (2)
3 Wofford 163 (1)
4 Mercer 133
5 Western Carolina 114
6 Chattanooga 88
7 The Citadel 83
8 East Tennessee State 53
9 VMI 23
Coaches poll
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Samford 63 (7)
2 Wofford 53 (1)
3 Furman 52 (1)
4 Western Carolina 39
5 Chattanooga 34
6 Mercer 32
7 The Citadel 28
8 East Tennessee State 15
9 VMI 8

Preseason All-SoCon Teams[edit]

The Mocs placed six players on the preseason all-SoCon teams.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 p.m.Tennessee Tech*ESPN3W 34–109,020
September 86:00 p.m.at The CitadelESPN+
September 154:00 p.m.at UT Martin*
September 227:00 p.m.Samford
  • Finley Stadium
  • Chattanooga, TN
ESPN+
September 297:30 p.m.at East Tennessee StateESPN+
October 63:00 p.m.Wofford
  • Finley Stadium
  • Chattanooga, TN
ESPN+
October 133:30 p.m.at Western CarolinaESPN+
October 273:00 p.m.VMIdagger
  • Finley Stadium
  • Chattanooga, TN
ESPN+
November 31:00 p.m.at FurmanESPN3
November 101:00 p.m.Mercer
  • Finley Stadium
  • Chattanooga, TN
ESPN+
November 17at South Carolina*
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • #Rankings from STATS Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Game summaries[edit]

Tennessee Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 0 7 3 0 10
Mocs 6 7 21 0 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
29–10 2014 CHAT, 38–17

at The Citadel[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mocs 0
Bulldogs 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–18–2 2017 CIT, 20–14

at UT Martin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mocs 0
Skyhawks 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 2017 UTM, 21–7

Samford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0
Mocs 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–10–3 2017 CHAT, 23–21

at East Tennessee State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mocs 0
Buccaneers 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–17–1 2017 CHAT, 10–3

Wofford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Terriers 0
Mocs 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–13 2017 WOF, 24–21 OT

at Western Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mocs 0
Catamounts 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
27–17 2017 WCU, 45–7

VMI[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 0
Mocs 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–7–1 2017 CHAT, 63–7

at Furman[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mocs 0
Paladins 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–27 2017 FUR, 41–17

Mercer[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0
Mocs 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–8–1 2017 MERC, 30–10

at South Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mocs 0
Gamecocks 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

References[edit]