JSU Prepares For Rematch With UTC In FCS Playoffs

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

 

It is postseason time in Jacksonville.  

 

After earning a first round bye, the top seeded JSU Gamecocks will play Chattanooga - who eliminated Fordham 50-20 in the first round. The off week was helpful in many ways, but the biggest benefit was the team got key players some much-needed rest and back from injuries. 

 

The JSU-Chattanooga matchup has become a recently familiar rivalry. The two teams have met six times since the 2008 season and the Gamecocks have won five of those meetings. In this year's season opener, JSU earned a tough 23-20 win in Chattanooga but they say the Mocs are a much improved team. 

 

Saturday's game marks the 40th overall meeting with UTC holding a 26-13 advantage. However, JSU has won 8 of the last 10 including three in a row. 

 

Kickoff: 1:00pm at Burgess-Snow Field (Jacksonville) on ESPN3 

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