Kickoff times for several Vols games announced

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    The SEC announced kickoff times on Tuesday for games that will air on the family of ESPN Networks, including the SEC Network, during the first two weeks of the season, as well as other select games. As a result, kickoff times for multiple Tennessee games were announced.

    Jeremy Pruitt’s third-year on Rocky Top will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. ET on the SEC Network when the Vols travel to Columbia, South Carolina on Sept. 26 to take on the Gamecocks.

    Following the season-opener with South Carolina, Tennessee will return home for its home-opener against Missouri on Oct. 3. The Vols and Tigers will tee things off at 12 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.

    Two other kickoff times were announced for the Vols. Their date with Kentucky on Oct. 17 will begin at either noon ET, 3:30 p.m. ET or 4 p.m. ET in Neyland Stadium. The game will broadcast on the SEC Network, SEC Network Alternate or another ESPN platform.

    Following a bye week on Halloween, Tennessee will travel to Arkansas for a matchup on Nov. 7. Tennessee’s first trip to Fayetteville since 2011 will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    Kickoff times for Tennessee’s six other games on the schedule will be released at a later time.

    Ben McKee
    Ben McKee is a graduate from the University of Tennessee and has a degree in Journalism and Electronic Media. He grew up an Army brat and lived in Alabama for a bit, but he bleeds orange. He covers Tennessee football, basketball, baseball, and the Lady Vols for RTI, and he's also a co-host on the RTI Live Show and RTI Podcast. You can also hear Ben on the morning sports radio show "The Swain Event." He's the producer and co-host along with former Vol wide receiver Jayson Swain.