Chattanooga announces 2020 football schedule

By Brian Wilmer -

The Chattanooga Mocs have released their 2020 football schedule. The slate features games at Western Kentucky and national FCS runner-up James Madison.

Those visits to Bowling Green, Ky. (Sept. 5) and Harrisonburg, Va. (Sept. 12) open the Mocs’ 2020 campaign. Big South foe North Alabama (Sept. 19) and VMI (Sept. 26) will then visit Finley Stadium to begin Chattanooga’s five planned home games.

Southern Conference play begins Sept. 26, with VMI visiting Chattanooga. The Mocs will then kick off the road portion of their league slate, visiting Cullowhee, North Carolina, to take on Western Carolina. League games at The Citadel (Oct. 17), East Tennessee State (Oct. 31), and Furman (Nov. 14) will round out the university’s league traveling contests.

Wofford will visit the Scenic City Oct. 10, with Mercer visiting two weeks later (Oct. 24) for Homecoming. Samford (Nov. 21) closes out the schedule for the Mocs.

Below is the complete Chattanooga football schedule for the 2020 season:

  • 09/05 – at Western Kentucky
  • 09/12 – at James Madison
  • 09/19 – North Alabama
  • 09/26 – VMI
  • 10/03 – at Western Carolina
  • 10/10 – Wofford
  • 10/17 – The Citadel
  • 10/24 – Mercer
  • 10/31 – at East Tennessee State
  • 11/07 – OFF
  • 11/14 – at Furman
  • 11/21 – Samford

First-year head coach Rusty Wright guided the 2019 Mocs to a 6-6 finish (5-3 SoCon), placing them third behind nationally-ranked schools in Wofford and Furman. Running back Ailym Ford was a finalist for the Jerry Rice Award, annually presented to the top freshman in FCS football.

Chattanooga Football Schedule