The Vols released the same combination for the home finale against Missouri

The Vols released the same combination for the home finale against Missouri

Tennessee’s home finale against Missouri on Saturday will be the final game for many of the Vols’ current seniors at Neyland Stadium. Fittingly, this will give them one last chance to wear the traditional home uniform.

In a post on its official Twitter account, Tennessee revealed Thursday evening that it will wear its normal home uniform — orange jerseys with white pants and white helmets — when the Vols play host to the Tigers. Kickoff between the fifth-ranked Vols (8-1, 4-1 SEC) and Missouri (4-5, 2-4) is set for noon ET, and the game will be televised nationally on CBS.

Saturday’s game will be the first time Tennessee has worn its traditional home uniform as the Vols cruised to a dramatic 52-49 victory over then-No. 3 On October 15, Alabama gave Tennessee its first win over the rival Crimson Tide in 16 years. The Vols wore “dark mode” uniforms — complete with new, matching black helmets — for their most recent home game, a 44-6 drubbing of then-No. 19 Kentucky Oct. 29.

Last week, the Vols wore their white road jerseys, orange pants and white helmets for a 27-13 loss to defending national champion Georgia. The Bulldogs climbed to No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday after their first loss to Tennessee.

For their homecoming game on Oct. 22 against UT Martin, the Vols wore Their orange jerseys, orange pants and white helmets, with “Summit Blue” accessories — the same color the Lady Vols use in their uniforms — The game is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Title IX movement.

Tennessee wore its “Smoky Gray” alternate uniform on Oct. 8 for the Vols’ 40-13 victory over LSU at Tiger Stadium in La Baton Rouge. The Vols were in their traditional home uniforms in their 38-33 win over Florida in September. 24, when a sellout crowd formed an orange-and-white checkerboard pattern in the stands for Tennessee’s last “Checker Neyland” game.

The Vols wore orange jerseys and orange pants for a 63-6 win over Akron on September 17. It was white-on-white in their overtime win at Pittsburgh on Sept. 10, and Tennessee used its classic orange-on-white. Look for a season-opening win over Ball State on Sept. 1 in Knoxville.

Saturday’s game will be the final game for a large group of Tennessee seniors, including star quarterbacks, at Neyland Stadium Hendon Hooker, a former Virginia Tech transfer who is now in his sixth year of eligibility. safety Trayvon FlowersPunter Paxton BrooksOffensive lineman Jerome Carvintight ends Princeton Fantthe kicker Chase McGrath and linebacker True Page III Among the Vols’ other seniors who will play at home for the last time Saturday.

A team led by wide receivers – many of Tennessee’s other seniors Cedric Tillman – While there may still be an option to return next year, the 2020 season has been ruled a free eligibility year for all players due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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