Vols' Signing Day 2013 Show On UTSports.com

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

KNOXVILLE -- UTSports.com will be home to Signing Day 2013 on Wednesday, Feb. 6., as the official online home for Tennessee Athletics will host a live show, presented by TaxSlayer,starting at 7 a.

m. Sara Mitchell will host coverage from the Football Training Center and will unveil the signees as their National Letters of Intent arrive and are officially verified in Knoxville. As part of the show, UTSports.com will have a behind-the-scenes "War Room" camera in addition to "Fax Cam."

The show will also feature highlight videos of each signee along with feature videos on coach Butch Jones, the coaching staff and the football program. Player profiles, videos and an updated signee list will posted on UTSports.com through the day in real-time.

Coach Butch Jones' account @UTCoachJones will provide the first word on each signee while the Vols' assistant coaches' twitter accounts will also update with their thoughts on the newest members of the Orange & White. The official football twitter account @Vol_Football will also provide instant updates on the signees.

The day concludes with Jones' live press conference at 4 p.m., available on UTSports.com.

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


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