published Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Paladins lead Mocs 3-0

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team trails Furman 3-0 after three quarters of play this afternoon at Finley Stadium.

Despite a pair of interceptions by Mocs quarterback Terrell Robinson in the third quarter, UTC is still in the game thanks to a strong defensive performance.

After three quarters, Furman has 154 yards of offense, and just five first downs, while the Mocs have 128 yards and nine first downs.

UTC didn’t allow a point to Furman in the first quarter, stretching its streak to six straight opening quarters without allowing any points. UTC didn’t give up any points in the second quarter, either. But the Mocs (4-4, 2-3 SoCon) had more trouble moving the ball than Furman (4-3, 3-2) in the scoreless first half.

For more Mocs coverage, see tomorrow's Times Free Press. You can also follow beat writer John Frierson on Twitter at twitter.com/mocsbeatCTFP.

about John Frierson...

John Frierson is in his seventh year at the Times Free Press and seventh year covering University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics. The bulk of his time is spent covering Mocs football, but he also writes about women’s basketball and the big-picture issues and news involving the athletic department. A native of Athens, Ga., John grew up a few hundred yards from the University of Georgia campus. Instead of becoming a Bulldog he attended Ole ...

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