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Opponent Review: Better Know a Moc

By Huskerlocker @huskerlocker

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To ensure that Husker fans know the necessities of all upcoming opponents, every week Husker Locker will be previewing Nebraska’s upcoming foe. This week: The University of Tennessee Chattanooga Mocs.
Chattanooga Basics:
Conference: Southern (FCS)
Stadium: Finley Stadium
Head Coach: Russ Huesman (12-10 at UTC – 3rd Year) Named 2009 Southern Conference Coach of the Year
2010 Season: 6-5 (Five conference wins were most in conference since 1985)
What’s a “Moc?”
An abbreviation of “mocking bird.” The fine fellow you see manning the train above is named “Scrappy.”
Did You Know?
- Scrappy the Moc’s train is in reference to both the city’s history as a main railroad hub and to the song “Chattanooga Choo Choo”
- UTC’s Finley Stadium was the site of the FCS National Championship Game from 1997-2009
- Current NFL free agent Terrell Owens is a UTC alum
UTC Players to Watch:
QB B.J. Coleman (2nd Team All-Conference)
WR Joel Bradford (1st/2nd Team All Conference – Media/Coaches)
LB Ryan Consiglio (2nd Team All-Conference)
DB Kadeem Wise (Voted conference Freshman of the Year and 2nd Team All-Conference)
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