Mocs Nationally Ranked

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/GoMocs.Com) — The Mocs are nationally ranked for the first time in 13 years!

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team is 4-2 overall and in third place in the Southern Conference race at 3-1.  The Mocs are riding their first four-game winning streak since 1997, the last time they were ranked nationally.

UTC checks in at No. 24 in this week’s Sports Network/ FCS Top-25 College Football Poll.  The last time UTC was ranked was Nov. 3, 1997, when they were No. 23 in the the Sports Network Top-25.

Chattanooga heads to Greenville, S.C., this weekend, looking to snap a 15-game losing streak to the Furman Paladins.  Furman is also back in the top-25 this week, coming in at No. 25 with a 4-2 mark, 2-1 in SoCon play.

UTC trying to make it five in a row for the first time since head coach Russ Huesman was a junior defensive back for the Mocs in 1980.  Game time is set for 2:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) on Saturday.