The Vols will practice at 7 p.m. Admission is free and the concession stands will be open. Fans may enter from Gates 14, 20 or 21 beginning at 6 p.m. Free parking is available in the G-3, G-4, G-5 and G-10 lots, as well as Staff Lot 9.
“On behalf of Team 117, I would like to invite the best and most passionate fans in the country to help us prepare for the upcoming season,” first-year UT coach Butch Jones said in a school release Friday. “We hope to see everyone at our open practice on Saturday, August 17th at Neyland Stadium as we continue to work toward the opening of the 2013 season.”
Tennessee is scheduled to conduct a two-a-day session on Aug. 17. One of the practices will likely be early in the morning.
Tennessee players officially report to camp Thursday. The season opens at home against Austin Peay on Aug. 31.
“It’ll be a great opportunity for us, just like our spring game, to put our players in a crowd environment,” defensive line coach Steve Stripling told high school coaches at the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic kickoff luncheon at Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday. “If you get a chance, come join us.”
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