New England Utah's state Cumberland home opener southern Mississippi Tennessee England Mississippi
Here's a number Vols Coach Butch Jones has said again and again to his players: 102,455-- that's the number of seats at Neyland Stadium. That's also the number of tickets sold for this Sunday's season opener for the Vols. 8-28-14
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00:00 102455. That is the number of seats at mile and
00:05 stadium and that's also the number of tickets sold for. This
00:09 Sunday's season opener for the balls that means this isn't. Weekend
00:13 as a sellout. And -- the first home opener to --
00:16 that that death panel -- Stevie -- joins us now with.
00:20 How this helps in more ways since one and Stevie got
00:23 to go back almost seven years yet -- indeed -- If
00:26 you -- a little bit of a small time more as
00:28 a worker we have to go back before. The era a
00:32 dear Julie we have to go back to an Arab another
00:34 coach that we won't. Discuss anymore we have to go way
00:38 back to 2007. Willful former we'll still coaching coaching the ball
00:42 choosing his fifteenth season of fiber called then. That was the
00:46 last time that we saw season opener go to. Go to
00:50 a grand opening like out of more than 100000 seats filled
00:54 up over in New England that was. The second game of
00:57 the season vs southern Mississippi now with that exception of 2012.
01:02 The hopeful there attendance numbers dates for. Somewhere between 197989000. People.
01:09 Pat -- -- stadium for the home opener not breaking that
01:12 six digit goal until now now a sellout at New England.
01:15 Means a lot of preparation on the Cumberland avenue strip forty
01:19 influx of fans we spoke to a few businesses to see
01:21 that this game. On Sunday is not the only thing on
01:25 the radar. This weekend even with 100000 plus people packing rocky
01:30 top. Today's William booms that -- -- boos de. Plus a
01:35 home game and a three day weekend. Big all weekend here.
01:39 Every year we have to prepare for football starting the year
01:42 before. Our reservations open up the year before hand and from
01:46 map and we are already getting ready for the next year.
01:50 And again to talk about the numbers and sure you heard
01:53 7 o'clock Sunday that's when Tennessee is gonna take on. Utah's
01:58 state we have much more about the game coming up all
02:01 the preparations that you need to know WB IR dot com
02:04 and of course. How much more on the coming up later
02:06 in ten sports for now we are live -- commissioner guys
02:08 -- -- All right Steve good to see if Fella --
02:11 now while -- thing.