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First sold out season opener for Vols since 2007
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
The Volunteers will hit the field surrounded by a sold-out stadium for the season opener against Utah State Sunday night.
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Tennessee Football's official twitter announced the news Thursday afternoon.
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This is the first opener sellout since 2007, which was during the Phillip Fulmer era. This year, Vol Nation swept up 102,455 tickets.
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Here's the breakdown of previous years.
- 2013: 97,169
- 2012: 87,821
- 2011: 94,661
- 2010: 99,123
- 2009: 98,761
- 2008: 98,205
- 2007: 106,311
The game kicks off at 7 p.m. in Neyland Stadium on Sunday. You can watch it on the SEC Network.
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This season, Tennessee will play seven games at home and five on the road.
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