Mocs Marshall Cooper Named SoCon Special Teams Player of the Week

( University of Tennessee at Chattanooga sophomore Marshall Cooper is the Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, the league office announced today. Cooper made a huge play on special teams to turn the tide in the Mocs’ 10-3 win over ETSU on Saturday.

Trailing 3-0 in the third quarter, the sophomore from Hixson, Tennessee, blocked a punt deep in ETSU territory, setting up Chattanooga with the ball at the Bucs’ 27-yard line. Four plays later, the Mocs scored what would prove to be the winning touchdown.

After opening the season 1-7, Chattanooga went 2-1 to end the year, beating No. 8 Samford before falling in overtime to No. 8 Wofford the next week and wrapping up with the win over ETSU.

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