At the spring meeting of the University of Tennessee Athletics Board last Saturday morning, UT officials announced that the budget for Vols sports in fiscal year 2009-10 was $102.45 million.
Later that day, members of the media were allowed to attend an otherwise closed football scrimmage for a fee of $50 apiece.
When you're running a nine-figure athletics department, I guess you've got to find new revenue streams anywhere you can.
New Vols Coach Derek Dooley set an interesting precedent here. Remember, Dooley was a lawyer in his previous professional life. He understands the concept of billable hours.
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