Tennessee-East Tennessee State Headed For Weather Delay

first_imgAn overhead view of Neyland Stadium.14 Nov 1998: An overall view from inside Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee during a game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Volunteers defeated the Razorbacks 28-24. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck /AllsportWeek 1 of the college football season was marred by weather delays and cancellations. Although this weekend has been better on the weather front, it looks like we’re headed for a delay in Tennessee.Tennessee and East Tennessee State are headed for a delay after lightning strikes in the area.The Volunteers and the Buccaneers are battling it out in Knoxville from Neyland Stadium. Tennessee curently holds a 10-0 advantage early in the second quarter of the game.Although the team hasn’t scored yet, East Tennessee State isn’t going anywhere. The Buccaneers are nearly equal with the Volunteers in terms or yards gained during the first quarter.Lightning in the area for #Vols #ETSU game.Delayed.— Wes Rucker (@wesrucker247) September 8, 2018A new kickoff time has yet to be named at this point, but lightning strikes usually delay the games for at least 30 minutes.We’ll update you on the latest with a new kickoff time when it becomes known.We’ll have to wait and see if the delay works in either team’s favor.last_img

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