Chattanooga at No. 15 Georgia Southern
Paulson Stadium – Statesboro, Ga.
Saturday – Sept. 28, 2013
- The Mocs dropped a 23-12 contest at No. 15 Georgia Southern tonight. UTC falls to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in SoCon play. Georgia Southern improves to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in league action.
- The Mocs totaled 239 rushing yards in the game…third straight game with at least them much offense on the ground.
- UTC defense did not allow any passing yards in the game…Georgia Southern missed on both of their pass attempts.
- Georgia Southern came into the game with an FCS-best 52.0 scoring average. Chattanooga held the Eagles to less than half of that tonight.
- The Eagles came into the game No. 1 in the FCS in rushing yards at 407.7. The Mocs held them to 377 tonight.
- UTC’s second quarter scoring drive was 80 yards on 15 plays (6:45)…the longest drive of the season for the Mocs.
- The Mocs lost the turnover battle for the first time this season…UTC had one interception late in the game.
- UTC was flagged for a season-high 75 yards on 11 penalties.
Jacob Huesman – So.-QB
- Ran for a season-high 148 yards on 14 carries.
- 5th career 100-yard rushing game…1st this season.
- 51 yard TD run in the first quarter is the longest run by a Moc this season.
- Most rushing yards by a Moc this season.
- 9-19 passing for 92 yards, TD and INT.
- Has 20 career passing TDs…tied for 9th all-time at UTC with Cedric Stevens (2004).
In the Russ Huesman Era (Since 2009)
Overall – 25-23
Road – 12-14
vs. SoCon – 17-16
vs. SoCon road – 9-8
vs. Georgia Southern – 1-4
at Georgia Southern – 0-3
vs. ranked FCS Opponents – 5-13
When allowing less than 24 points – 22-5
When leading after the 3rd Q – 20-6
D.J. Key – Sr.-DB
- Career-high and game-high 13 tackles.
- Added one TFL.
- 8th career game with 10+ tackles.
- Most tackles by a Moc this season.
Davis Tull – Jr.-DE
- 10 tackles and two TFLs.
- Second career game with 10+ tackles…both against Georgia Southern.
Keon Williams – Jr.-RB
- 48 yards and a TD on 10 carries.
- Two catches for 59 yards and his first career receiving TD.
- 57 yards TD reception is longest pass play vs. Eagles this season.
- Longest play from scrimmage for the Mocs.