"Rally On Rocky Top'' Friday At Gate 21 At Neyland Stadium

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee announced today that a pep rally entitled “Rally on Rocky Top” will be held on Friday afternoon (October 14) at 5:15 p.m. at the Gate 21 amphitheatre in advance of Saturday’s Tennessee vs. LSU football game, which is scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.

Head football coach Derek Dooley will speak to the crowd, with the Pride of the Southland Marching Band and the University of Tennessee cheerleaders also present. There will also be several giveaways for fans, including autographed items and officially licensed University of Tennessee gear. Two tickets for Saturday’s game against LSU and pregame sideline wristbands will also be featured giveaways, while the first 400 fans at the rally receive a free appetizer card from Texas Roadhouse.

Free parking is available for this event in Lot 9, and there is no charge for admission to this event.


(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)


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