April 13, 2009
"Vol Calls," the University of Tennessee's weekly statewide call-in radio show, kicked off its 21st season Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. Eastern time (7 p.m. Central) from the Texas Roadhouse across from West Town Mall in Knoxville. The program can be heard on 70-plus stations that make up the Vol Radio Network across the state of Tennessee and throughout the Southeast. Vol Calls can also be heard through UTSports.com by utilizing the All-Access multimedia player.
Bob Kesling, voice of the Tennessee Volunteers and UT's director of broadcasting, serves as the show's host and head coaches often appears on the show each week during the season. "Vol Calls" is the exclusive radio program where Tennessee fans can call in and talk with the head coaches of the Volunteers. Vol Network veteran Brent Hubbs teams with Kesling to answer questions and provide insight on UT athletics. During football season, former Vol standouts Tim Priest (1968-70), Mike Stowell (1989-91), Jeff Francis (1985-88) and Will Overstreet (1998-2001) will join Kesling as rotating special guests.
Patrons visiting the Texas Roadhouse location during football season have the opportunity to register for prizes and tickets to Tennessee home football games.
"Vol Calls" runs for 36 consecutive weeks through April 21, 2009. Fans can place a "Vol Call" anywhere in the United States by dialing 1-800-688-8657, or Tennessee customers of Verizon Wireless can dial #TENN.
A complete list of Vol Network radio affiliates can be found here.
Users of UTSports.com that wish to listen to the show over the Internet will need to use the All-Access multimedia player. Users that wish to listen to the show using the All-Access player will need to register first, but there is no fee charged for any of UT's audio or video content.