Butch Jones named grand marshal of Food City 500

Knoxville, TN - December 7, 2012: Butch Jones during his press conference at Neyland Stadium. Photo By Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Local 8 Sports has confirmed that Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones will be the grand marshal of the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 17th.

This is not the first time a UT head coach received the honor. Pat Summitt was the grand marshal of the August Nationwide Race at BMS.

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