Vol fans find treasures at UT apparel sale

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Tennessee fans got to bring home a piece of history Wednesday.

The UT Athletics Department hosted an inventory sale on the indoor practice field. Shoppers found used or extra apparel from the past three years wall to wall across the training facility.

Fans could buy anything from five dollar football gloves to $20 polo shirts to $300 football helmets.



Hardcore Vol fans, like Chad Fields, had been waiting for this opportunity for a long time.

"It's just cool to have some real deal stuff," Fields said. "We get to see the players wear this stuff. You never get to see the real jerseys in person, let alone get to own one."

Fields himself found a treasure that was near and dear to his heart - a No. 10 orange football jersey, and some orange pants to match it.

"This was my dad's jersey number when he played high school sports," Fields said. "When he passed away, the number ten was always real special to me.

"I'm going to hang this up at my house one day," Fields said. "I'm pretty excited about it. It means a little bit more today than i thought it would."



UT said in a news release that fans could only buy gear in person at Wednesday's sale, all sales were final, and that no returns or refunds would be allowed.