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Big Orange fans can’t wait for fall and football season, but they’ll get an early look at the eagerly anticipated Team 119 at the annual Orange and White game, set for April 25.

Admission to the game and all activities is free! The game is set to kickoff at 4 pm, but fans will want to arrive early for a chance to meet the team!

Here’s what you need to know if you are going to the game:

FAN DAY

Gates open for Fan Day at 12:30 PM, and players and coaches will begin signing autographs from 1:30 – 2:30 PM.

The waiting line for the fans will begin forming at 7 am at Gate 7. Fans will be asked to line up along the exterior of east side of stadium. Gates open at 12:30 pm with the cheer and dance team, as well as Smokey, available for photos and autographs on the field starting at that time.

During the autograph session, the team will be divided by position. Head Coach Butch Jones will be located in the North end zone of Neyland Stadium.

Fans will be allowed one item for autograph per player or coach.

ORANGE & WHITE GAME

Gates open at 2:30 pm ahead of kickoff at 4 pm.

Gate information:

Public: Gates 4, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23

West Skyboxes, Tennessee Terrace and West Club: Gates 15, 19

East Skyboxes, East Club: Gate 26

The first 10,000 fans to enter Neyland Stadium starting at 2:30 for the game will receive a commemorative “Vol For Life” lanyard and placard.

VOL VILLAGE

A scaled-down version of Vol Village will open at 11 AM at the Gate 21 Plaza.

2015 SEASON TICKETS

Fans interested in 2015 season tickets will have the option to view available seats. Seats eligible for purchase will be marked and information tables will be located at Gate 21. If you would like to schedule an appointment to view seats, please fill out this form by clicking this link.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Pride of the Southland Marching Band will perform pregame

Presentation of the Neyland Award and Lindsey Nelson Award pregame

VFL Flag Football Game at halftime

Team awards from spring practice at halftime

SCORING THE PLAYS

  • Though the majority of the scoring will be the same as a football game, Coach Jones will also reward big plays during the game
  • Be on the lookout for big catches and long runs to add points to the offense’s score while the defense can earn points for big stops
  • Offense Scoring
    • Touchdown – 7 points
    • Field Goal – 3 points
    • First Down – 1 point
    • +20 Yard Pass – 2 points
    • +15 Yard Rush – 2 points
    • Fourth Down Conversion – 2 points
  • Defense Scoring
    • Touchdown – 12 points
    • Turnover – 6 points
    • Drive Stop – 2 points
    • Three & Outs – 2 points
    • Fourth Down Stop – 3 points
    • Pass Break Up – 1 point
    • Tackle For Loss – 1 point
    • Sack – 1 point
  • Individual Scoring System
    • WR/DB 1-on-1 – 5 Points for Winner
    • OL/DL 1-on-1 – 5 points for Winner
    • Circle of Life – 5 Points for Winner
  • Potential Situational Scoring
    • Coming Out  Offense (Get past 20 yard line) – 3 Points  Defense (Stop the Offense) – 3 Points
    • Red Zone  Offense (Scores a TD) – 3 Points  Defense (Doesn’t Allow Off to Score) – 3 Points
    • Overtime  Offense (Scores) – 3 Points  Defense (Doesn’t Allow Off to Score) – 3 Points

** – Multiple scores can be recorded on a single play**