#EL17E: Signing Day Show Set For 2/1
Jan. 30, 2017


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- UTSports.com will feature live coverage of 2017 National Signing Day this Wednesday, Feb. 1, starting at 7 a.m. ET. "EL17E: Tennessee Signing Day presented by First Tennessee Bank" will be a live, five-hour show that includes the first word on the newest Vols, features, highlights and interviews.

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones will hold live press conference at 3 p.m. ET, available on UTSports.com.

Bob Kesling will host the Tennessee Signing Day Celebration in Knoxville presented by First Tennessee Bank at the historic Tennessee Theatre. The sold-out show will start at 6:30 p.m. ET with a live stream on UTSports.com.

All of the coverage will be showcased right on the UTSports.com homepage and with responsive optimal viewing on desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile devices.

"EL17E: Tennessee Signing Day" will feature a live look at 2017 National Signing Day from the Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio. Mike Keith, the voice of the Tennessee Titans, will host the live show and several VFLs will also participate in the action.

Tennessee director of player personnel Bob Welton will discuss the newest members of the Tennessee football family. Keith will report from the War Room throughout the day and interview the Vols' coaching staff.

Several VFLs will break down highlights of current Vols and newcomers, while also providing analysis of Team 121 and the buzz around Vol Nation.

Full profiles, highlights and photos of the each of the newest additions will be showcased on UTSports.com. That will be located under the main program screen on the right side.

Fans can participate in the excitement by welcoming UT's newcomers on social media and tagging their posts with #EL17E. Some fan posts with the #EL17E hashtag will be featured on the live show.

Another element to the coverage will be a live Twitter feed of the day including fan tweets and mentions. @Vol_Football will be the location for the breaking news of each new member of the Vols as well as key information and quotes on each player.

UTSports.com will have Vol Nation covered with social media updates throughout the day on Twitter (@Vol_Football and @Vol_Photos), Instagram (@Vol_Football), Facebook (Facebook.com/VolFootball) and Snapchat (@Vol_Football).

EL17E: Tennessee Signing Day Presented by First Tennessee Bank

- LIVE 5-hour show on UTSports.com starting at 7 a.m. ET
- Announcements of the newest members
- Interviews with Butch Jones
- Interviews with assistant coaches
- Interviews with mid-year newcomers
- Highlight videos with analysis by VFLs
- Profiles and bio information
- Live Twitter feed including fan interaction
- LIVE #EL17E press conference with Butch Jones at 3 p.m.

Tennessee Signing Day Celebration Presented by First Tennessee Bank

- LIVE show on UTSports.com starting at 6:30 p.m. ET
- Interviews with Butch Jones
- Interviews with assistant coaches
- Tennessee coaches discuss each of the 2017 newcomers
- Introduction of mid-year newcomers


 

 

 

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