Chattanooga Mocs football

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Chattanooga Mocs football
2017 Chattanooga Mocs football team
Chattanooga Mocs logo.svg
First season 1904
Head coach Tom Arth
1st year, 0–0 (–)
Stadium Finley Stadium
Seating capacity 20,668
Field surface AstroTurf Gameday Grass
Location Chattanooga, Tennessee
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Southern Conference
Past conferences Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
All-time record 530–519–35 (.505)
Playoff appearances 4
Playoff record 3–4
Conference titles 7
Colors Navy, Old Gold, and Silver[1]
Fight song Fight Chattanooga
Mascot Scrappy
Marching band Marching Mocs
Rivals East Tennessee State Buccaneers, Jacksonville State Gamecocks, Mercer Bears, Samford Bulldogs

The Chattanooga Mocs football program is the intercollegiate college football team for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Southern Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1904. The team plays its home games at the 20,668 seat Finley Stadium. They are coached by Tom Arth.[2]



  • 1937–1945: NCAA College Division
  • 1946–1948: NCAA University Division
  • 1949: NCAA College Division
  • 1950: NCAA University Division
  • 1951–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1976: NCAA Division II
  • 1977: NCAA Division I
  • 1978–1981: NCAA Division I–A
  • 1982–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

Conference championships[edit]

1977, 1978, 1979, 1984, 2013, 2014, 2015.

Playoff appearances[edit]

Year Round Opponent Result
1984 First Round Arkansas State L 10–37
2014 Second Round
Indiana State
New Hampshire
W 35–14
L 30–35
2015 First Round
Second Round
Jacksonville State
W 50–20
L 35–41 OT
2016 First Round
Second Round
#23 Weber State
#1 Sam Houston State
W 45–14
L 41–36
Playoff Record 3–4

National championships[edit]

The city of Chattanooga hosted the Division I-AA (now FCS) Football Championship 14 times at Finley Stadium from 1997 to 2009.


  1. ^ "Website Guidelines". Retrieved 2016-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Up-and-coming Arth takes over at Chattanooga". Retrieved 2016-12-19. 

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