ESPN College GameDay, SEC Nation to come to Rocky Top for Alabama game

Tennessee is 5-0 for the first time since the 2016 season.
Looking forward, the Vols will face Alabama on Saturday, Oct. 15.
Published: Oct. 9, 2022 at 10:48 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 10, 2022 at 12:33 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - ESPN College GameDay and SEC Nation are coming to the University of Tennessee for the anticipated Tennessee-Alabama game.

ESPN College GameDay, college football’s longest-running pregame show, will air on ESPN from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Oct. 15 as the Vols go head-to-head with the Crimson Tide. The broadcast location has not been announced yet.

The ESPN crew also stopped in Knoxville for the Tennessee-Florida game on Sept. 24, where the Vols defeated the Gators 38-33. The past three times that the show was hosted on Rocky Top, Tennessee faced Florida.

In addition, SEC Nation will also be in town for the top-10 showdown. The broadcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. A location has not been announced.

Tennessee is 5-0 for the first time since the 2016 season and is ranked No. 8 in the AP Top 25 Poll as of Sunday morning.

Although tickets are sold out, the game will air on WVLT Saturday with kick-off at 3:30 p.m.