published Monday, September 26th, 2011

UTC Mocs drop in football polls

BOONE, N.C. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team dropped two spots to No. 15 in this week’s Sports Network Top 25 poll and three spots to No. 17 in the Football Championship Subdivision coaches' poll, released today.

UTC (2-2, 0-1 Southern Conference) fell after losing 14-12 at No. 3 Appalachian State last Saturday. The Mountaineers remained in the third spot in both polls.

Georgia Southern retained its position at No. 1 and Wofford, which hosts Appalachian State this week, moved up one to No. 8 in the Sports Network poll and is No. 6 in the coaches'.

The Mocs host The Citadel (1-2, 0-2) on Saturday.

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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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