Two more kickoffs set

Tennessee announced Tuesday the kickoff times for a pair of non-conference games at Neyland Stadium.

The Vols host Northern Illinois on Oct. 4 in a 7 p.m. kickoff and Wyoming on Nov. 8 for a 1 p.m. start. Both games are being televised through the VideoSeat pay-per-view service.

UT's game against Northern Illinois is the first football meeting between the two programs. The Huskies open 2008 under new head coach Jerry Kill.

Wyoming has played Tennessee twice, both times in the Volunteer State. The Vols won a 42-17 decision in Knoxville to open 1999, and then defeated the Cowboys 47-7 in Nashville for the 2002 season opener.

Other game times set for this year are Sept. 1 at UCLA (8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific, ESPN) and Sept. 13 at home against UAB (12:30 p.m. Eastern, Raycom). The SEC Championship Game on Dec. 6 in Atlanta kicks off at 4 p.m. Eastern (CBS).

Date Opponent Place Time TV

Sept. 1 at UCLA Pasadena 5 p.m. PT ESPN

Sept. 13 UAB Knoxville 12:30 p.m. ET Raycom

Sept. 20 *Florida Knoxville

Sept. 27 *at Auburn Auburn

Oct. 4 N. Illinois Knoxville 7 p.m. ET VideoSeat

Oct. 11 *at Georgia Athens

Oct. 18 *Miss. State Knoxville

Oct. 25 *Alabama Knoxville

Nov. 1 *at South Carolina Columbia

Nov. 8 Wyoming Knoxville 1 p.m. ET VideoSeat

Nov. 22 *at Vanderbilt Nashville

Nov. 29 *Kentucky Knoxville

Dec. 6 SEC Championship Atlanta 4 p.m. ET CBS


Tickets to four Tennessee football games at Neyland Stadium can be purchased online, by phone or in person through the UT Athletics Ticket Office.

Available games are Sept. 13 against UAB ($50), Oct. 4 versus Northern Illinois ($40), Nov. 8 against Wyoming ($40) and Nov. 29 against Kentucky ($50). Game times have been announced for all but the Kentucky contest, with UAB kicking off at 12:30 p.m., Northern Illinois at 7 p.m. and Wyoming at 1 p.m.

Visit the Web site to purchase tickets, or call toll free (800) 332-VOLS (8657) in the state of Tennessee. The main ticket office, located in Thompson-Boling Arena on Phillip Fulmer Drive, also can be reached by calling (865) 656-1200.

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