The Chattanooga Mocs kick off the 2014 home football schedule against Jacksonville State on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 6:00 p.m. (E.D.T.), the athletics department announced today. UTC opens the 2014 season with a visit to Central Michigan on Thursday, Aug. 28.
The Mocs host regional rival and Ohio Valley Conference member Jacksonville State for the third time in the last seven seasons. Chattanooga is 26-11 in the series that dates back to 1904, but just 1-5 in the last six contests.
UTC lost on a last-second field goal in the most recent meeting, a 24-21 setback on Sept. 8, 2012, in Jacksonville, Ala. The Mocs defeated a 10th-ranked JSU team 38-17 in the last game in Finley Stadium on Sept. 10, 2011.
Season tickets are on sale now for the 2014 season of UTC Football on GoMocs.com or by calling the ticket office at (423) 266-MOCS (6627). Season ticket holders and current Mocs Club members can also purchase tickets to the Chattanooga-Tennessee game on Oct. 11 in Knoxville.
The rest of the home kickoff times will be announced on GoMocs.com in the coming weeks. Three road game start times have also been recently announced. Chattanooga visits The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., on Oct. 18 for a 1:00 p.m. start. The Mocs Nov. 1 game at Western Carolina is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.. and the season finale at Furman kicks at Noon.
Click here to see UTC’s complete 2014 football schedule