GVX Audio: Butch Jones says Bristol game offers incredible opportunity

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and Tennessee coach Butch Jones speak before the Bristol Motor Speedway announcement of the Battle at Bristol football game to be held Sept. 10, 2016 with Tennessee playing Virginia Tech. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and Tennessee coach Butch Jones speak before the Bristol Motor Speedway announcement of the Battle at Bristol football game to be held Sept. 10, 2016 with Tennessee playing Virginia Tech. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he's well aware of the recruiting benefits that come from high-profile neutral site games like the one Tennessee has scheduled against Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016.

"It's going to be extremely beneficial. It's an opportunity to get your product out there. It's also an opportunity to develop your football team," Jones said.

He said every concern raised by UT or Virginia Tech was answered satisfactorily by the race track.

"We did our due diligence," Jones said. "Bristol Motor Speedway did an outstanding job. Every detail was discussed and talked about."

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MooseandSquirrelVol writes:

"Bristol Motor Speedway did an outstanding job. Every detail was discussed and talked about."
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I'm thrilled to learn that every detail was both discussed AND talked about.

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