Tennessee fans will get their first chance to see what coach Jeremy Pruitt’s team will look like on April 21 at 2 p.m.
The Vols will play their annual Orange & White game on the third Saturday in April, according to ESPN’s programming guide. The news was first reported by Blake Toppmeyer with the Knoxville News Sentinel.
The game will be televised on SEC Network.
Tennessee is coming off its first 8 loss season which saw a coaching change take place.
Pruitt will change the offensive and defensive system heading into next season. There could be a large crowd that travels to Knoxville to get the first glimpse of Pruitt’s product.
There is a sense of pride in the sheer numbers of all who attend the spring games.
Top-5 Spring Game Attendances, per utsports.com:
- 1. 73,801 (1986)
- 2. 68,548 (2014)
- 3. 67,027 (2016)
- 4. 63,016 (2015)
- 5. 61,076 (2013)
The 2017 spring game’s second half was canceled due to a thunderstorm.
Tennessee will kick off the 2018 season on Sept. 1 against West Virginia at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.