'Vol Calls' starts Monday

"Vol Calls," the University of Tennessee's weekly, statewide call-in radio show, kicks off its 18th season Monday at 8 p.m. Eastern time / 7 p.m. Central from the Texas Roadhouse across from West Town Mall in Knoxville.

The program can be heard on close to 70-plus stations across the state of Tennessee and the Southeast that make up the Vol Radio Network. Fans can also listen to the show at utsports.com.

Bob Kesling, the voice of the Tennessee Volunteers and UT's director of broadcasting, serves as the show's host. Coach Phillip Fulmer appears on the show each week during football season. "Vol Calls" is the exclusive radio program where Tennessee fans can call in and talk with the head coaches of the Volunteers. During football season former Vol standouts Tim Priest (1968-70), Jeff Francis (1985-88) and Mike Stowell (1989-91) will join Kesling as rotating special guests.

Patrons visiting the Texas Roadhouse location have the opportunity to register for prizes and tickets to University of Tennessee home football games and Tennessee's bowl game.

"Vol Calls" runs for 36-straight weeks from August 21 to April 23. Fans can place a "Vol Call" anywhere in the United States by dialing 1-800-688-8657 or Tennessee customers of Verizon Wireless can dial *UT.

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