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Mocs' Webb Named National Defensive Player of the Week

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CHATTANOOGA,TN (GoMocs.com)--University of Tennessee at Chattanooga freshman defensive back Lucas Webb grabbed some national attention for his play against Samford this weekend.  He was named the Week 5 National Defensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness.

Webb, a native of Northport, Ala., had two interceptions in the Mocs' 38-24 win over Samford at Finley Stadium on Saturday.  Webb's first pick came in the first quarter and led to a UTC field goal.  His second takeaway came in the fourth, and the ensuing touchdown sealed the win for the 14th-ranked Mocs (2-2, 1-0, SoCon). 

It was the third game in a row Webb scored a takeaway.  His three picks lead the SoCon and rank No. 6 in the FCS.  He also added five tackles in the win over the Bulldogs (2-2, 1-1 SoCon). 

Chattanooga now turns its attention to Homecoming against VMI.  The Mocs host the Keydets on Saturday, Oct. 4, at 4:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) at Finley Stadium.  Tickets are on sale now on GoMocs.com, or by calling the UTC Ticket Office at (423) 266-MOCS (6627).

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