What Is a Moc? Missouri Tigers About to Find Out

Posted by Robert Givens on November-24-2009 Add Comments

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Microsoft Office Communicators doesn't exactly roll off the tongue does it?

What about the UTC Mars Orbiter Cameras? Or the UTC Macedonian Orthodox Church?

Casual observers of UTC athletics will have to dig a little deeper than Wikipedia to discover the mystery behind the UTC mascot. A Tennessee state history book might do the trick.

The athletic department at UTC has faced identity crisis since the inception of the program. Since the 1920's, the Moccasins represented UTC on the field and hardwood. Tennessee's Cherokee history supplied the impetus for the name.

Since the 1920's,UTC struggled with an appropriate logo for the Moccassins. UTC employed a Water Moccasin snak...

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