Chattanooga Football Postgame Notes
UT Martin at No. 24 Chattanooga
Thursday, Aug. 29
Finley Stadium – Chattanooga, Tenn.
- The Mocs fall to UT Martin 31-21 in the season opener for both teams. It is the fourth year in a row UTC has lost the first game of the season.
- The Mocs are 72-31-3 (.693) in home openers all-time. UTC is 10-6 in home openers at Finley Stadium.
- Chattanooga is now 4-4 when playing on Thursday nights in Finley Stadium.
- Tonight’s attendance of 11,163 is the 11th largest crowd in Finley Stadium history and the eighth highest in the Russ Huesman era.
- The Mocs is 12-9 at home in the Russ Huesman era…this is the first non-conference home loss under Huesman.
- UTC's defense forced three turnovers...two fumbles and an interception.
Marquis Green – Jr.-RB
- 5 catches for 73 yards and a TD
- Tied a career-high for receiving and set a mark for receiving yards.
Jacob Huesman – So.-QB
- 17-30 for 226 yards and three TDs against one INT.
- Eight passing yards shy of a career-high.
- Ran for 90 yards on 22 carries.
Gunner Miller - Sr.-LB
- Tied a career-high with nine tackles.
Faysal Shafaat – Jr.-TE
- Four catches for 45 yards and two TDs.
- First multi-TD game of his career.
Davis Tull - Jr.-DE
- Three tackles and a sack.
- 18.5 career sacks is second all-time at UTC.
Dee Virgin – Fr.-DB
- Made his first career interception and recovered a fumble.
- Added two tackles and a PBU.