Friday, November 03, 2006


The Friday Skinny

#8 Tennessee (5-1) vs. #13 LSU (6-2)

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.

Time: 3:30 P.M.

VolWalk: The Vols will make their way to the stadium at 1:15 P.M. from the Neyland-Thompson Sports Complex.

Pride of the Southland procession: The band makes their way to the stadium at 1:50 P.M.
Vol Network's Kickoff call-in show: Starts outside of Gate 21 at 2:00 P.M.

Tennessee legends of the game: Chip Kell (1968-1970) will be honored as he goes into the College Football Foundation and Hall of Fame.

Weather: Click here for the latest game day forecast

Television: The game will be shown on CBS with Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), Gary Danielson (analyst), and Tracy Wolfson (sidelines).

Radio: Vol Network in Knoxville, WIVK 107.7 fm,
Bob Kesling, play-by-play
Tim Priest, color analyst
Jeff Francis, sideline reporter

Last time out:

Tennessee beat South Carolina 31-24
LSU beat Fresno State 38-6

Last meeting: Tennessee beat LSU 30-27 in 2005 in overtime

The coaches:

Phillip Fulmer (Tennessee 1972)
At Tennessee: 135-38 (.780/14th year)
Versus LSU: 3-2

Les Miles (Michigan 1976)
Overall record: 45-25 (.643/6th year)
At LSU: 17-4 (.810/2nd year)
Versus Tennessee: 0-1


Erik Ainge - ankle, questionable
Jayson Swain - ankle, probable
Austin Rogers - mono, out
LaMarcus Coker - knee, out.

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