ESPN’s College GameDay is headed for Rocky Top and will broadcast the popular pre-game show from 9:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, September 24, at Ayres Hall.
Kickoff is set for noon EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Bobcats of Ohio University. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.
UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society hosted program alumnae and coaches in Mexico recently on a mission to reach and empower more young women through the power of team sports.
“Carry the fight to our opponent and keep it there for sixty minutes” is one of General Robert Neyland’s famous game day maxims, one that fourteen Army ROTC cadets at UT are taking literally. At 7:00 a.m. Friday, September 9, the cadets will embark on a 148-mile journey across East Tennessee, taking turns to run the game day ball to the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol in time for the 8:00 p.m. coin toss Saturday, September 10.
From August 21 to 24, Karen and Ralph Weekly, Tennessee softball co-head coaches, led clinics and shared the value of getting more girls involved in sports in Mexico.
Get out your orange gear and don’t let Big Orange Friday sneak up on you!
UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Thursday, September 1, for the first home football game of the 2016 season.
The state of Tennessee has a long history of great music and songs—including one of the most recognizable songs in the nation, “Rocky Top.” In UT’s new television half-time spot, Volunteers from across the state sing, hum, and whistle one of our most beloved musical traditions. The new 30-second spot will make its debut on national television Thursday on the SEC Network during UT’s home opening against Appalachian State. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.
The campus will have an administrative closing on Thursday to accommodate the season home-opener game.
Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart, who is entering his sixth year at the helm of the Volunteer Athletics program, announced today that he will retire from the position of director of athletics, effective June 30, 2017.