Vol Tickets To Georgia, South Carolina On Sale

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com
 KNOXVILLE  -- Tickets to Tennessee's home football games vs. SEC rivals Georgia (Oct. 5) and 
net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3AIBM%3AF13%3AF05%3A&linkID=utenn&shopperContext=&pc=&caller=&appCode=&groupCode=FB&cgc=" target="_blank">South Carolina (Oct. 19) are now on sale. Vol fans are able to purchase tickets by visiting UTTix.com or calling the Tennessee ticket office at 1-800-332-VOLS.

The game times for both games will be announced at a later date.

With tickets to these two games now being available, all seven Tennessee home games at Neyland Stadium are now available for purchase on UTTix.com

The Vols open the season on Saturday, Aug. 31 against Austin Peay at 6 p.m.

For the most up-to-date information about the Tennessee football program, visit UTSports.com/football and follow@Vol_Football on Twitter. 

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

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