Mocs Receiver Bryce Nunnelly Earns National Preseason Honors


( UTC junior Bryce Nunnelly earned a spot on the STATS Preseason All-American second-team today.  This is the second national preseason honor for the Cleveland, Tenn., native, who was also a preseason first team All-Southern Conference selection by the league’s coaches.

Nunnelly, the recipient of the Parks McCall Memorial Athletic Scholarship, was first team All-SoCon last season.  He is coming off an outstanding sophomore campaign where he finished second in the SoCon and sixth in the nation with 112.5 receiving yards per game.

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He was just as impressive in the classroom, earning Academic All-SoCon and CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District as a Mechanical Engineering major.

The Mocs open practice on Wednesday, July 31, in preparation for the 2019 season.  The opener is set for Thursday, Aug. 29, against Eastern Illinois at 7:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) at Finley Stadium.