The University of Tennessee announced that the season opener against Utah State has been moved from Saturday, August 30th to Sunday, August 31st.
The University of Tennessee announced that its season-opening football game against Utah State will move to Sunday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. The game was originally slated for Saturday, Aug. 30, and the move to Sunday means that the annual Boomsday event held in the city of Knoxville will move to Saturday evening, giving Vols fans the opportunity for a unique and memorable Labor Day weekend.
The game will be televised by the SEC Network.
“This will be a unique and exciting weekend for our city and our state,” said Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones. “With Boomsday on Saturday and our season opener on Sunday, the atmosphere and energy in Knoxville will be unrivaled. We’re also excited about being one of the schools featured on the first weekend of SEC Network football telecasts, and we are looking forward to this tremendous opportunity.”