UT Gives Fans More Interaction with Coaches, Players

(UTSports.com) -- The University of Tennessee Athletics Department announced Tuesday it has teamed up with former Vol defensive end Will Overstreet and his company, Voices Heard Media, to give Vol fans the opportunity to text or e-mail questions to Coach Phillip Fulmer, who will answer the most popular questions immediately following the game.

"Voices Heard Media is focused on delivering the most genuine interaction between the public and a personality, anytime, anywhere," said Overstreet, Founder and CEO of Voices Heard Media. "Voices Heard Media is proud to have partnered with UT to allow fans to interview head coach Phillip Fulmer after games as well as allow fans during the game to ask questions of former UT and NFL players. We believe fans should be able to have answers to questions from those 'in the know' and on demand."

"We are excited to work with Voices Heard Media to enable a new level of interaction between our fans, coaches and players," said Mike Hamilton, UT's athletic director.

If received well by fans, UT anticipates expanding the Voices Heard programs to include other sports.

Fans can text the code word "VOLS," followed by their question, to 56665 or log in at www.voicesheardmedia.com. During the game, former Vol greats will be on hand to answer questions. Answering questions during this week's game against Vanderbilt will be former UT and Falcons defensive end Will Overstreet and Billy Ratliff. Head coach Phillip Fulmer will answer the most asked questions of the day following the game.

The Voices Heard Media service is free to fans to use, other than the standard text messaging rates that fans have associated with their mobile providers. For more information about Voices Heard Media, visit VoicesHeardMedia.com or email info@voicesheardmedia.com.


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  • by John Location: Knoxville on Nov 14, 2007 at 01:04 PM
    Hey this is awesome. It is about time that the ones paying for tickets get to talk with the coach and other players. Where can i get more information. Every UT fan needs to know about this.

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