SEC Network Takeover (#SECNTakeover) continues Friday, July 10, with the Tennessee Volunteers taking over the national television network for 24 hours. With the help of Inky Johnson, the Vols selected seven marquee television events from the vault* to relive with fans. In addition, the schedule will showcase school produced content from the VFL Films Vault series Volumes 1 and 2. Relive Johnson’s interview with Butch Jones after the first practice, see Peyton Manning’s Jersey Retirement, watch classic Vols footage and get a glimpse at the future with the recent Nike Tennessee Launch unveiling.
Tennessee’s SEC Network Takeover also features four ESPN Films – Bernie & Ernie, The Book of Manning, The Color Orange and Pat X.O.
Tennessee #SECNTakeover Game Highlights:
2014 South Carolina vs. Tennessee (Football)
Down by 14 points with less than five minutes remaining, the Vols staged a furious comeback led by quarterback Joshua Dobbs as Tennessee rallied from a 42-28 deficit late to beat the Gamecocks, 45-42, in overtime. The comeback was the most dramatic, in terms of how late the Vols trailed in a game to come back to win, in Tennessee’s storied history. Dobbs accounted for 467 yards and five total touchdowns.
2008 Tennessee vs. Duke (Women’s Basketball)
Under legendary coach Pat Summitt, the Lady Vols ended Duke’s 24-game homecourt winning streak at Cameron Indoor Stadium with a 67-64 win on Jan. 28, 2008. National Player of the Year Candace Parker scored on a layup with 22 seconds to go to break a tie and seal the victory for the No. 2 Lady Vols over the No. 9 Blue Devils. Parker finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
1995 Tennessee vs. Georgia (Football)
With the game tied at 27 with less than two minutes to play, Georgia missed a potential game-winning field goal. Peyton Manning then drove the Vols down the field, and Tennessee kicked the game winning field goal with 10 seconds remaining to win their fifth game in a row against the Bulldogs, 30-27.
2002 Syracuse vs. Tennessee (Men’s Basketball)
After seeing Syracuse rally back from a 17-point halftime deficit, the Vols held off the No. 7 Orange to end their seven-game win streak, 66-62, at Thompson-Boling Arena. Jenis Grindstaff scored a career-high 18 points, including two free throws in the final seconds
2011 Georgia vs. Tennessee (Softball)
Tennessee captured the 2011 SEC Softball Championship with a dramatic 6-5 win over Georgia in eight innings. Shelby Burchell smashed the game-winning homer in extras. Tennessee rallied from a 4-0 deficit after the first inning as Ellen Renfroe was masterful in relief leading UT to its second conference crown.
2014 Kentucky vs. Tennessee (Women’s Basketball)
Tennessee rallied back from a 10-point deficit to win the 2014 SEC Championship, 71-70, over Kentucky. The win was the Lady Vols’ record 17th conference title. Senior Meighan Simmons scored a team-high 17 points including the 2000th point of her career and the go-ahead points in the final minutes.
1999 Fiesta Bowl (Football)
Tennessee won the 1998 national championship, the first for the Vols since 1951, and completed the school’s first-ever 13-0 season with a 23-16 win over the No. 2 Seminoles. Peerless Price caught four passes for 199 yards, earning Offensive Player of The Game.
|midnight||2014 South Carolina vs. Tennessee|
|2:30 a.m.||VFL Films Vault: Volume 2|
|3:30 a.m.||Bernie & Ernie|
|4:30 a.m.||2008 Tennessee vs. Duke|
|6:3 a.m.||1995 Tennessee vs. Georgia|
|9 a.m.||The Color Orange|
|10 a.m.||2002 Syracuse vs. Tennessee|
|Noon||2011 Georgia vs. Tennessee|
|2 p.m.||The Book of Manning|
|3:30 p.m.||VFL Films Vault: Volume 2|
|4:30 p.m.||VFL Films Vault: Volume 1|
|5:30 p.m.||Pat X.O.|
|6:30 p.m.||2014 Kentucky vs. Tennessee|
|8:30 p.m.||1999 FSU vs. Tennessee|
|10:30 p.m.||The Book of Manning|
(schedule subject to change)
*Takeover schedules were created from available television inventory; NCAA Championships were not available for re-air.
About the SEC Network Takeover
The SEC Network Takeover is a two-week programming initiative dedicated to airing programming selected by Southeastern Conference schools. All 14 schools will craft their own 24-hour schedule which may include classic games, films, ESPN original content and some school-produced content. In addition to delivering the ultimate the day of television for their fan-base, the takeover includes SEC Network’s twitter handle.
The SEC Network
The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network which launched August 14, 2014. The new network and its accompanying digital platform carry SEC content 24/7 and featured more than 1,000 live events the first year. The network televises over 45 SEC football games, more than 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games, and events from across the SEC’s 21 sports annually. Programming includes in-depth commentary and analysis in studio shows, daily news and information, original content such as SEC Storied, spring football games, and more. AT&T U-verse® TV, Bright House Networks, Charter, Comcast Xfinity TV, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH, Google Fiber, LUS Fiber, Mediacom, PTC Communications, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS, Wilkes Telephone, and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC carried the television network nationwide. Hundreds of additional live events from various sports are offered exclusively as SEC Network+ events on WatchESPN and SECNetwork.com through authenticated access from AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH, Google Fiber, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC.