The Chattanooga Mocs will play at Alabama in 2016 and at Kentucky in 2018, UTC’s official football media guide confirms.
The two matchups were first reported in July by Chattanoogan.com, but exact dates for the two games were unknown.
Chattanooga will travel to face Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Nov. 19, 2016. Alabama and Chattanooga last met in 2013 in Tuscaloosa, where the Crimson Tide won 49-0 to extend their series lead to 12-0.
The addition of the Mocs completes Alabama’s 2016 non-conference football schedule. Alabama is slated to open the 2016 season against USC in Arlington on Sept. 3 and also host Western Kentucky on Sept. 10 and Kent State on Sept. 24.
On Nov. 17, 2018, Chattanooga will travel to play Kentucky at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
Kentucky now has two non-conference games scheduled for the 2018 season. The Wildcats also have a road game at in-state rival Louisville on Nov. 24 to close the regular-season.
The Chattanooga Mocs are a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon) in the FCS. Last season, the Mocs finished 10-4 overall and 7-0 in conference play to advance to the FCS Playoffs. Their, they defeated Indiana State 35-14 at home but then fell on the road at New Hampshire 35-30 in the Quarterfinals.