Fans may contact their local cable systems later this week to order the game and receive price information. The game also is expected to be made available as a pay-per-view event to Tennessee Dish Network and DirecTV subscribers. Channel numbers and ordering information for home dish owners will be forthcoming next week. ESPN GamePlan is expected to offer the game to fans living outside the state of Tennessee via the ESPN GamePlan package. The game will be blacked out on ESPN GamePlan in the state of Tennessee and cannot be ordered as part of ESPN's package.
Tennessee leads the all-time series 68-27-5 and has won 23 of the last 24 meetings. But it was two years ago in Knoxville that the Commodores snapped a 22-game losing streak to the Vols with a 28-24 win in the closing seconds. Tennessee bounced back to claim a 39-10 decision last year in Nashville.
Televised league games for the Nov. 17 weekend are Kentucky at Georgia on Lincoln Financial (12:30 p.m. Eastern) and LSU at Mississippi on CBS (2:30 p.m. Central). There will be no SEC games on ESPN or ESPN2.