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UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Saturday, November 18, for the football game against the Tigers of Louisiana State University.

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. EST. Gates open at 5 p.m. ESPN will televise the game.

UT reminds fans that no items can be left or stored at the gates or left unattended outside their vehicles.

Alcoholic beverages, cans, bottles, and coolers are prohibited in Neyland Stadium. Anyone attempting to bring alcohol into the stadium or enter the stadium while under the influence of alcohol will be subject to ejection or arrest.

The Vol Walk will begin at 4:45 p.m. in front of the Torchbearer statue on Volunteer Boulevard as the members of the football team proceed down Peyton Manning Pass to the stadium.

The Pride of the Southland Band will begin marching at 5:20 p.m. from the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center on Volunteer Boulevard to the Haslam Business Building, then make a right turn onto the pedestrian bridge connecting Volunteer Boulevard to the Hill. The band will then circle down the slope to Phillip Fulmer Way, perform a musical salute to the Hill, and enter the stadium from the north.

To mark Veterans Day, three New Orleans-based US Air Force F-15 jets will conduct a flyover of campus during the Vol Walk, and three US Navy F-18 jets based in China Lake, California, will fly over Neyland Stadium during the national anthem. The lead pilots for each flyover are UT alumni. A group of alumni who also are military veterans will be in attendance at the game.

Tennessee Athletics is hosting a reunion of UT’s 1997 SEC Championship football team this weekend, and the group will be recognized on the field during the first quarter Saturday.

Knoxville’s Chris Blue, the recent winner of the talent competition The Voice, will perform with the Pride of the Southland Band during halftime.

The Toyota Volunteer Village offers pregame festivities for fans of all ages beginning at 2:30 p.m. Located in the Humanities Plaza, Volunteer Village features pregame appearances from Smokey, Junior Smokey, cheerleaders, and UT’s dance team.

Read more about stadium security, parking, and traffic.


Charles Primm (865-974-5180,