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April 27, 2012

Former UT, Mocs QB will throw first pitch

CHATTANOOGA — Former University of Tennessee-Chattanooga standout and current NFL prospect B.J. Coleman will throw out a ceremonial first pitch at AT&T Field before today’s 7:15 p.m. matchup between the Chattanooga Lookouts and Mobile BayBears.

Coleman’s distinguished college career at UTC has put him in the annals of team history. After transferring to UTC his sophomore year from the University of Tennessee, he went on to throw for 6,871 yards over the next three seasons. He finished his collegiate career second all-time in passing yards at UTC and is only the fourth Mocs quarterback to have thrown for more than 6,000 career yards. Additionally, his 52 career touchdown passes is a school record.

Friday’s game will also feature postgame fireworks. Tickets for this game or any other Lookouts home game can be purchased at the Lookouts box office at AT&T Field, online at or by calling (423) 267-4849.

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