Tennessee football’s home opener against Austin Peay is in a weather delay after lightning struck within 10 miles of Neyland Stadium roughly 15 minutes before kickoff.
The new official start time is 5:30 p.m. ET. Both teams will take the field for a 13 minute warmup at 5:17 p.m. ET. Another lightning strike would push kickoff back 30 minutes from the time of said strike.
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The game was originally slated to start at 5:02 p.m. ET. Neyland Stadium is sold out for its home opener and the stands were nearly full for the matchup when the game entered a delay.
Stay tuned to RockyTopInsider.com for updates on the start time, inclement weather in the area and full coverage of Tennessee’s matchup against Austin Peay.