Shafaat's renewed health big boost for Chattanooga Mocs

photo UTC's Faysal Shafaat (#88) is brought down by VMI's Alijah Robinson (#38).

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Not since the Peanuts character Linus has there been a more trusty security blanket than Faysal Shafaat is for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga quarterback Jacob Huesman.

The Mocs' senior tight end finally was completely healthy again for last week's game against VMI. and the results were immediate as the 6-foot-5, 250-pounder caught four passes for 49 yards and two touchdowns. One of his other catches converted a third down to keep a drive alive.

"Having Faysal back is big time," Huesman said afterward. "It adds a whole other dimension to the passing game, that's for sure.