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 AVAILABLE FOR FOUR HOME DATES
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 UTSports.com 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.