UT preparing for this weekend’s Battle at Bristol

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – After winning their first home game last week, the Volunteers are now preparing for this weekend’s Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol.

The Vols will go against the Virginia Tech Hokies. It is estimated that 150,000 fans will be in attendance.

According to ESPN, the biggest attendance for a NCAA college football game was 115,109 at the Michigan-Nortre Dame game in 2013.

The last time Bristol Motor Speedway hosted a college football game was 55 years ago.News 2 will air a Battle at Bristol special Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. The game will broadcast Saturday, Sept. 10 on WKRN at 7 p.m. CST.Click here for full coverage of the Battle at Bristol.

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