published Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Mocs lose Fobbs to Liberty

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team is looking for a new running backs coach.

Jamaal Fobbs, who was with the Mocs for two seasons, is leaving UTC for a job at Liberty University of the Big South Conference. Liberty recently hired former Kansas coach Turner Gill to take over the program, replacing Danny Rocco who left for Richmond.

“Obviously we didn’t want to lose him,” Mocs coach Russ Huesman said. “I think he’s an excellent coach and excellent person.”

Huesman said he’s focused on recruiting right now and will likely turn his attention to finding a new coach in early February.

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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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