Athletics News

UT Welcomes Fans to Ohio Game Saturday

Neyland Stadium's Empty Seats. Photography by FJ Gaylor Photography.

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.

Army ROTC Cadets to Run Game Day Ball to Battle at Bristol

“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.

‘Rocky Top’ Heard Across Tennessee in New UT Commercial

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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.

Dave Hart Announces Retirement

KNOXVILLE,TN - AUGUST 11, 2015 - Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart during day 7 of Fall Football Camp on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics

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.