Chattanooga Mocs football

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Chattanooga Mocs football
2018 Chattanooga Mocs football team
Chattanooga Mocs logo.svg
First season1904
Head coachTom Arth
2nd season, 7–9 (.438)
StadiumFinley Stadium
(Capacity: 20,668)
Field surfaceAstroTurf Gameday Grass
LocationChattanooga, Tennessee
NCAA divisionDivision I FCS
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Past conferencesSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
All-time record531–520–35 (.505)
Playoff appearances4
Playoff record3–4
Conference titles7
RivalriesEast Tennessee State Buccaneers, Jacksonville State Gamecocks, Mercer Bears, Samford Bulldogs
ColorsNavy, Old Gold, and Silver[1]
              
Fight songFight Chattanooga
MascotScrappy
Marching bandMarching Mocs
WebsiteGoMocs.com

The Chattanooga Mocs football program is the intercollegiate college football team for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Southern Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1904. The team plays its home games at the 20,668 seat Finley Stadium. They are coached by Tom Arth.[2]

Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens played for the Mocs from 1992 to 1995.[3]

History[edit]

Classifications[edit]

  • 1937–1945: NCAA College Division
  • 1946–1948: NCAA University Division
  • 1949: NCAA College Division
  • 1950: NCAA University Division
  • 1951–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1976: NCAA Division II
  • 1977: NCAA Division I
  • 1978–1981: NCAA Division I–A
  • 1982–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]

Seasons[edit]

Season Coach Conference Season results Playoffs
Conference finish Wins Losses Ties
Chattanooga Mocs
1904 Dr. Walter Hullihen Independent 2 3 0
1905 6 1 0
1906 Arthur Rieber 3 3 0
1907 Sam McAllester 0 6 0
1908 Jones Beene 4 4 0
1909 W.A. Roddick 3 2 2
1910 Leslie Stauffer 5 2 1
1911 3 2 0
1912 4 4 0
1913 4 3 0
1914 Mike Belenti SIAA 5 4 0
1915 Johnny Spiegel 5 2 2
1916 3 5 0
1917 Chattanooga did not play football during the 1917 and 1918 seasons because of World War I
1918
1919 Silas Williams SIAA 3 5 1
1920 3 4 1
1921 4 6 0
1922 Bill McAllester 6 2 1
1923 3 4 2
1924 1 7 1
1925 Frank Thomas 4 4 0
1926 6 2 2
1927 1st 8 1 0
1928 1st 8 2 0
1929 H.D. "Red" Drew 1st 8 2 0
1930 Dixie 5 3 2
1931 "Scrappy" Moore 1st 9 2 0
1932 3 6 0
1933 2 3 2
1934 3 0 1
1935 3 1 1
1936 5 2 1
1937 4 3 2
1938 4 5 0
1939 5 2 1
1940 T1st 7 1 1
1941 1st 7 1 1
1942 Independent 7 4 0
1943 Chattanooga did not play football during the 1943 and 1944 seasons because of World War II
1944
1945 "Scrappy" Moore Independent 5 3 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 4 6 0
1948 4 5 0
1949 5 4 0
1950 1 9 0
1951 6 5 0
1952 7 3 0
1953 3 7 0
1954 6 4 0
1955 5 4 1
1956 5 4 0
1957 4 5 1
1958 5 5 0
1959 3 7 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 4 6 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 4 6 0
1964 7 3 0
1965 5 4 1
1966 5 5 0
1967 7 3 0
1968 Harold Wilkes 9 1 0
1969 4 6 0
1970 3 8 0
1971 2 9 0
1972 2 9 0
1973 Joe Morrison NCAA Division II Independent 4 7 0
1974 4 7 0
1975 5 5 1
1976 6 4 1
1977 Southern T1st 9 1 1
1978 T1st 7 3 1
1979 1st 9 2 0
1980 Bill Oliver 2nd 8 3 0
1981 5th 7 3 1
1982 2nd 7 4 0
1983 3rd 7 4 0
1984 Buddy Nix 1st 6 5 0 First Round Division I-AA playoffs
1985 3rd 6 5 0
1986 6th 4 7 0
1987 T3rd 6 5 0
1988 5th 4 7 0
1989 5th 3 7 1
1990 3rd 6 5 0
1991 3rd 7 4 0
1992 8th 2 9 0
1993 Tommy West 8th 4 7 0
1994 Buddy Green 8th 3 8 0
1995 T7th 4 7 0
1996 T6th 3 8
1997 6th 7 4
1998 T5th 5 6
1999 6th 5 6
2000 Donnie Kirkpatrick T6th 5 6
2001 8th 3 8
2002 T7th 2 10
2003 Rodney Allison T6th 3 9
2004 T5th 2 9
2005 T5th 6 5
2006 T5th 3 8
2007 7th 2 9
2008 9th 1 11
2009 Russ Huesman 4th 6 5
2010 3rd 6 5
2011 T6th 5 6
2012 T4th 6 5
2013 T1st 8 4
2014 1st 10 4 Quarterfinals Division I FCS playoffs
2015 T1st 9 4 Second Round Division I FCS playoffs
2016 T2nd 9 4 Second Round Division I FCS playoffs
2017 Tom Arth 7th 3 8

Notable former players[edit]

Conference championships[edit]

1977, 1978, 1979, 1984, 2013, 2014, 2015.

Playoff appearances[edit]

Year Round Opponent Result
1984 First Round Arkansas State L 10–37
2014 Second Round
Quarterfinals
#21 Indiana State
#1 New Hampshire
W 35–14
L 30–35
2015 First Round
Second Round
#17 Fordham
#1 Jacksonville State
W 50–20
L 35–41 OT
2016 First Round
Second Round
#23 Weber State
#1 Sam Houston State
W 45–14
L 41–36
Playoff Record 3–4

National championships[edit]

The city of Chattanooga hosted the Division I-AA (now FCS) Football Championship 14 times at Finley Stadium from 1997 to 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Website Guidelines". Retrieved April 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "Up-and-coming Arth takes over at Chattanooga". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-12-19.
  3. ^ "Browns Take Skrine in the 5th Round of the NFL Draft". GoMocs.com. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. 2011-04-30. Retrieved 2018-03-04. highest Moc drafted since Owens was taken in the third round by San Francisco in 1996. Owens (1992-95) and Philadelphia Eagle Eldra Buckley (2005-06) are the two former Mocs who are currently in the NFL.

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