published Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Marcus Satterfield leaves UTC for Temple University

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    Staff Photo by Dan Henry UTC's offensive coordinator Marcus Satterfield

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offensive coordinator Marcus Satterfield is leaving the Mocs after four seasons to run the Temple University offense.

Satterfield came in with Mocs coach Russ Huesman in 2009 and helped turn around a UTC offense that ranked among the worst in the FCS in 2008. Statistically, Satterfield’s best season with UTC came in 2010, when the Mocs, led by quarterback B.J. Coleman, ranked third in the Southern Conference in scoring (31.5 points per game) and total offense (430.0 ypg).

In 2012, after Coleman was drafted by the Green Bay Packers and UTC switched to a spread system, UTC ranked fifth in the SoCon in scoring (25.5 ppg) and eighth in total offense (349.8 ypg).

Huesman said tonight that he has already begun reaching out to potential candidates and he said he hopes to have a new offensive coordinator in place by mid January.

For more Mocs coverage, see tomorrow's Times Free Press. You can also follow beat writer John Frierson on Twitter at twitter.com/mocsbeatCTFP.

about John Frierson...

John Frierson is in his seventh year at the Times Free Press and seventh year covering University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics. The bulk of his time is spent covering Mocs football, but he also writes about women’s basketball and the big-picture issues and news involving the athletic department. A native of Athens, Ga., John grew up a few hundred yards from the University of Georgia campus. Instead of becoming a Bulldog he attended Ole ...

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