Friday, September 15, 2006
Vol Fans - The Friday Skinny
Location: Neyland Stadium in Knoxville (capacity 104,079)
Surface: Tifway Bermuda grassed mowed at ¾ inch height which drains 12 inches an hour thanks partially to a 16 inch crown in the center of the field.
VolWalk: The Vols will make their way to the stadium at 5:45 pm from the Neyland-Thompson Sports Complex
Pride of the Southland procession: The band makes their way to the stadium at 6:20 pm.
Vol Network's Kickoff call-in show: Starts outside of gate 21 at 6:30 pm
Vol legends of the game:Former Vols Dale Carter and Tom Myslinski will be honored.
Television: The game will be shown on CBS Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), and Gary Danielson (analyst).
Radio: Vol Network in Knoxville, WIVK 107.7 fm, utsports.com; Bob Kesling, play-by-play; Tim Priest, color analyst; Jeff Francis, sideline reporter
Last time out: Tennessee beat Air Force 31-30; Florida shut out Central Florida 42-0.
Last meeting: Florida beat Tennessee in 2005, 16-7.
The coaches: Phillip Fulmer (Tennessee 1972) At Tennessee: 130-37 (.778/15th year) Versus Florida: 5-9; Urban Meyer (Cincinnati 1986) Overall: 50-11 (.820/5th year) At Florida: 11-3 (.786/2nd year) Versus Tennessee: 1-0.
Injuries: Tennessee: Inky Johnson-shoulder, out; Arian Foster-ankle, game time decision; Ramon Foster-ankle, will be available; Jared Hostetter–knee, out; Jakouri Williams-ankle, out.