Neyland Stadium News

The Volunteers Did It! UT Achieves World Record

With more than 3,100 students, about 700 faculty, staff, and retirees, about 400 alumni, and one bluetick coonhound, UT this morning set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD title for the largest human letter. Volunteers stood together in Neyland Stadium to create a Power T that spanned 190 feet by 190 feet. NBC’s Today show viewers witnessed the feat, which was part of Rokerthon 3, weatherman Al Roker’s week-long trek to five universities to break world records.

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.

University Prepares for 2015 Volunteer Football Season

In just ten days, UT will welcome Vol fans and visitors to Rocky Top for an exciting season of Volunteer football at Neyland Stadium. The Vols will face the Oklahoma Sooners at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, in Neyland Stadium. The UT Police Department reminds fans that alcoholic beverages, cans, bottles, and coolers are prohibited in Neyland Stadium.

Neyland Stadium Recognized for Safety Upgrades

Neyland Stadium was recognized with the National Sport Safety and Security Facility of Merit Award earlier this month at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security Conference in Orlando. The award recognizes a facility that has demonstrated an innovative approach to enhancing safety and security beyond normal operations, or addressed a significant safety or security concern.

UT Welcomes Families, Fans to Cincinnati Game Saturday

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes fans to campus Saturday. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the University of Cincinnati Bearcats is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. ESPN-2 will televise the game.

UT Receives Homeland Security Grant for Neyland Stadium Cameras

Officials from the Tennessee Department of Safety and the state and federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) joined officials from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Wednesday to announce a $196,000 DHS grant for the purchase and installation of additional closed-circuit security cameras at Neyland Stadium.

UT Welcomes Fans to Oregon Game Saturday

KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes fans to campus Saturday. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the Ducks of the University of Oregon is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Gates open at 5 p.m. ESPN-2 will televise the game. September 11 Tribute Since Saturday’s game takes place on the ninth anniversary of the

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UT Opens 2010 Football Season with New Look for Stadium, Fan Text Messaging System

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the first home football game of the 2010 season. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET for the Volunteers’ game against the Skyhawks of the University of Tennessee, Martin. Gates open at 4 p.m. VideoSeat pay-per-view will televise the game.