Line-Up On UT Game Days
Take a look at all the shows that make-up the extended, unmatched coverage of Tennessee football coverage on Image Matters Game Day All Day. Listen on WIVK and the free WIVK mobile app! Take us with you no matter where you’ll be before during and after Tennessee football games for the most comprehensive UT football coverage you will find anywhere! Image Matters…The technology you need, plus, the people you trust!
THE LOCKER ROOM
In this 15-minute show, presented by New Balance Knoxville, is the longest rated sports information show in the country. Bud Ford, former longtime UT Media Relations Director and current UT Historian, discusses the interesting aspects of each Saturday’s game. This show was a creation of Haywood Harris and Gus Manning. It has been on the air for over 50 consecutive years. Bud’s guest each week is the Sports Information Director for the opposing team, creating lively discussion and presenting a different viewpoint of that week’s game. This show will be in-studio. New Balance Knoxville…experience the perfect New Balance fit and shop locally. New Balance Knoxville located at the Suburban Shopping Center
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College Football Today presented by Buddy Gregg RV and Motor Homes is a live 60-minute call-in show that provides listeners with the flavor of college football and a look at game-day activities. The team of Tyler Ivens, Erik Ainge and VFL Troy Fleming will bring unmatched insight into the game for the Vols, they’ll field questions and comments, in addition to giving listeners insights to the lifestyles of college football fans across America. They’ll do the show at gate 21 for home games and at Fieldhouse Social for away games. Buddy Gregg RV and Motor Homes “Your Home Away From Home”
Football Finals is driven by Ray Varner Ford and hosted by the team of Jimmy Hyams and VFL Fuad Reveiz. They either have the final preview of the Vols match-up before the Vol Network coverage begins or they’ll have the first radio analysis after the Tennessee football game. They’ll have comments from Vols players and coaches leading up to the game and they’ll tell how they see the Vols game playing out. When the show is after the game, they’ll have stats, key-play breakdowns, Fuad’s VFL insights and much more. Plus, they’ll take your phone calls about the Tennessee game and what’s next for the Vols. They’ll do the show from a location to be announced. Ray Varner Ford in Clinton is Ford Truck Country and your East TN Ford dealership…a tradition you can afford!
BIG ORANGE COUNTDOWN (Vol Network)
Bob Kesling and Pat Ryan will set the stage from Neyland Stadium before turning things over to Vol Network veterans John Wilkerson and Brent Hubbs. They will be joined by former Vol wide receiver and team captain Jayson Swain (2003-06) and a rotating VFL special guest each week featuring former captain Will Overstreet (DE, 1998-2001) or Chris Brown (TE, 2004-07). For home games, Wilkerson, Hubbs, Swain and Overstreet or Brown will broadcast to a live audience at the familiar amphitheater at Gate 21 outside Neyland Stadium for home games and in the press box and studio for away games. Fans can ask questions on-site from Vince Ferrara roaming the crowd or submit a question via Twitter @VolNetwork #AskVolNetwork or e-mail via [email protected].
SPOTLIGHT ON THE SEC (Vol Network)
Following “Big Orange Countdown”, Bobby Rader takes over the duties this year for “Spotlight on the SEC” before handing things over to the game broadcast crew 15-minutes prior to kickoff. The “Big Orange Scoreboard and the Josh Heupel Show” provide complete postgame coverage. Vol Network programming is then capped each game with “The Final Scoreboard” hosted by Wilkerson, Rader and returning VFL Troy Fleming (RB, 2000-03) who will be joined this season by former Vol standout quarterback Erik Ainge (2004-07).
PRE-GAME / VOLS GAME / HALF-TIME / POST-GAME (Vol Network)
From 15 minutes prior to kick-off, to the official “It’s Football Time in Tennessee,” to the final whistle . . . this 195-minute (approx.) is as exciting as you’ll find in the SEC! This season, Pat Ryan will be play-by-play voice Bob Kesling’s game color analyst with contributions from Brent Hubbs and sideline reporter Kasey Funderburg.
SUNDAY SPORTS SOUNDOFF
The longest running sports talk show in the state of Tennessee is Sunday Sports Soundoff. This season, the popular, must-listen recap show is brought to you by Garza Law Firm. Every Sunday morning during the football season in Knoxville, for many years, you can hear the game breakdown and passionate caller reaction to the Saturday Tennessee football game. 8 to 10am Jimmy Hyams and Tim Irwin tell it like it is and field questions from listeners about the Tennessee football game. Garza Law Firm is a Knoxville-based attorneys focusing on DUI defense, criminal defense, personal injury, and social security disability
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