Tennessee will kick off its 2021 season beneath first-year head coach Josh Heupel on Sept. 2 in opposition to Bowling Inexperienced at Neyland Stadium.
Kick off is slated for 8 p.m. EDT. SEC Community will televise the matchup.
Bowling Inexperienced head coach Scot Loeffler joined the present “Tennessee Two-A-Days” and mentioned opening the season in opposition to the Vols.
“I performed in that stadium each time I used to be teaching with City (Meyer) at Florida,” Loeffler mentioned. “It’s a nice setting. It will be very difficult for our younger gamers, particularly they’ve by no means been in that kind of setting. I do know a SEC eight o’clock recreation, following a pandemic of all issues, it’s going to be rocking and rolling. We’re going to should work on crowd noise proper off the get go in coaching camp, actually should do a very good job and put together our younger staff to go down there and play a extremely good Tennessee staff.
“I believe Josh is a superb rent there — together with Tim Banks and Willie Martinez, a bunch of men on that employees I do know. They’re actually good soccer coaches and they’ll get Tennessee again to you guys’ nice normal and expectations that you’ve got down there.”
Your complete present with Loeffler could be listened to right here or under. Loeffler discusses Bowling Inexperienced soccer, the Falcons’ offensive scheme, calling performs, Heupel’s offense and his relationship with Tom Brady.