Chattanooga Mocs Ranked 8th in Preseason FCS Coaches Poll

The Chattanooga Mocs football team is ranked 8th in the preseason FCS coaches poll, which was released on Wednesday. It’s the Mocs highest ever preseason ranking. UTC opens their season at home against Jacksonville State on September 5th, and that will be a top ten showdown as the Gamecocks check in at number nine in the FCS poll.

Preseason FCS Coaches Poll (August 5, 2015)

Team (First-Place Votes)     2014 Record      Points           2014 Final

1. North Dakota State (24)         15-1                  600                   1

2. Illinois State                          13-2                  551                   2

3. Villanova                               11-3                  512                   7

4. Sam Houston State               11-5                  511                   6

5. Coastal Carolina                    12-2                  502                   5

6. Eastern Washington               11-3                  481                   4

7. New Hampshire                     12-2                  445                   3

8. Chattanooga                         10-4                  409                   8

9. Jacksonville State                 10-2                  396                   9

10. Northern Iowa                      9-5                    381                   10

11. Montana State                     8-5                    296                   20

12. Montana                              9-5                    278                   11

13. James Madison                   9-3                    272                   19

14. Liberty                                 9-5                    256                   17

15. South Dakota State             9-5                    215                   13

16. Youngstown State               7-5                    205                   25

17. Eastern Kentucky                 9-4                    171                   21

18. Richmond                            9-5                    170                   16

19. Southeastern Louisiana        9-4                    164                   12

20. Indiana State                       8-6                    106                   18

21. Fordham                             11-3                  103                   14

22. Harvard                               10-0                  99                     15

23. McNeese State                    6-5                    91                     NR

24. Idaho State                          8-4                    82                     NR

25. Eastern Illinois                     5-7                    73                     NR

 

Others receiving votes: Alcorn State 52, Stephen F. Austin 51, William & Mary 43, Cal Poly 42, Northern Arizona 34, Bethune-Cookman 25, North Carolina A&T 24, Jackson State 21, South Carolina State 21, Charleston Southern 14, Sacred Heart 14, Western Carolina 13, Furman 12, South Dakota 12, Maine 9, Bucknell 9, Lehigh 8, Towson 5, Samford 5, Bryant 4, San Diego 4, Yale 4, Central Arkansas 2, Duquesne 2, UT Martin 1

 

 

 

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