Which color to wear at Checker Neyland on Sept. 24

Sept. 15, 2016: You can check your seats to see which color you should wear to Checker Neyland during the UT-Florida game on Sept. 24.

KNOXVILLE - Tennessee Volunteers fans will checker Neyland Stadium against the Florida Gators on Saturday.

Organizers decided to reverse the colors for checker Neyland this year. Fans can verify which color to wear at CheckerNeyland.com.

In September, fans voted to checker Neyland for the Florida game, which edged out the Alabama game on Oct. 15 by only 36 votes.

The idea was inspired by the Vols’ visit to Oklahoma in 2013, when the Sooner fans striped their stadium in red and white for the game.

Tennessee is 0-2 in checker Neyland games, losing 10-9 to Florida on Oct. 4, 2014, and losing 31-24 in double overtime to Oklahoma on Sept. 12, 2015.

The Vols have an 11-year losing streak to Florida dating back to 2004.

Fans have used #CheckerNeyland to post their photos on social media.

(© 2016 WBIR)


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