KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT-TV) -- UT students and Vol fans gathered
outside Gate 21 at Neyland stadium on Friday for the first ever
"Rally on Rocky Top." The idea for the event came just a few short days ago and was sparked by the UT Student Government.
And it turned out to be a huge success as hundreds of Big Orange
backers made their way to the amphitheater along Phillip Fulmer Way.
In fact, it was so impressive, several of those on hand told me and I couldn't agree more, that they'd love to see this kind of thing before every home game.
The UT band, Smokey, and the Spirit squad were on hand to fire up the crowd and welcome coach Dooley and his players, who made brief appearance before entering the stadium for a final walkthru before Saturday's showdown with the top ranked Tigers.
The appearance was memorable however as coach Dooley sang some Rocky Top and and spoke to the crowd, assuring them his Vols would give their all for 60 minutes on Saturday.
It's the Vols and Tigers at Neyland Stadium. If you're not going to campus, you be able to catch the game on WVLT (CBS) beginning at 3:30pm.