published Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

UTC Mocs hire former Georgia running back

Former Georgia running back Thomas Brown is the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team’s new running backs coach.

This will be the first coaching job for Brown, who spent last season as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Georgia. Drafted in the sixth round by the Atlanta Falcons in 2008, Brown spent two seasons in the NFL with the Falcons and one with the Cleveland Browns.

Brown rushed for 2,646 yards and 23 touchdowns at Georgia (2004-07). He interviewed at UTC today.

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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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