UT fans to get first glimpse of Josh Heupel’s Vols this weekend

Tennessee to hold open football practice Saturday in Neyland Stadium
Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 11:26 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 8, 2021 at 4:26 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Tennessee fans will get their first glimpse of head coach Josh Heupel’s 2021 Volunteers at 10 a.m. Saturday as the football program holds an open practice free to the public in Neyland Stadium.

All fans should enter through Gate 21, and the game day clear bag policy will be in effect. Gate 21 will open beginning at 9:15 a.m. Saturday. Ongoing COVID-19 protocols will be in effect, including face coverings upon entry and movement through the stadium. Physical distancing in the lower bowl of Neyland Stadium will be enforced.

Free parking will be available in lot G10 (PDF).Should inclement weather move the practice indoors, Saturday’s practice would be closed to the public. Follow @Vol_Football for more information.Concessions located near Gate 21 will be open with a limited menu.The normal game day prohibited items list will be enforced. Autographs will be prohibited.

Heupel, a national champion and eight-time conference champion, enters his first season at the helm of Tennessee. He produced a stellar 28-8 record at UCF and brings a pedigree of prolific offenses to Knoxville. The 2018 National Coach of the Year finalist was the architect of an offensive unit that ranked in the FBS top 10 in points per game in each of his three seasons in Orlando.Spring practice culminates with the Chevrolet Orange & White Game at 4 p.m. on April 24 in Neyland Stadium. Further details regarding the spring game will be announced soon.

Season tickets for the centennial celebration of Neyland Stadium and the start of the Heupel era are on sale now at Season tickets start as low as $300, with the Vol Pass and payment plan options offered. Fans can experience the Neyland Stadium 3D map to select tickets based on preference. Fans with questions related to seats, views and options can utilize the live “CHAT” feature on

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