UT student section will get new name August 31

By: WVLT Staff Email
By: WVLT Staff Email
The University of Tennessee student section will be renamed - and the name will be unveiled on August 31 at the home football opener versus Utah State.

KNOXVILLE, TN - APRIL 4, 2014 - Tennessee flag during game 1 of the SEC matchup between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Tennessee Volunteers at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The University of Tennessee student section will have a new name this fall.

Coach Butch Jones encouraged students to name the student section this year. The University of Tennessee Student Government Association opened a naming contest earlier this year. Students submitted hundreds of suggestions and the university says these were the final tip five choices: General's Quarters - Smokey's Howl - Vol Army - Rocky Top Rowdies and Big Orange Crew.

Current UT students with a valid NetID can participate in voting until August 24. The new name will be unveiled at the home football opener versus Utah State.


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