The home football field for the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Built in 1921 and still standing today. Famous for its checkered-board end-zone the volunteers are known nation wide for their Rocky Top chant while in the stadium. Located right in the heart of Knoxville sitting along the Tennessee river, Neyland is the hot spot to be on a Saturday during football season. Named after Tennessee's retired head coach, Gen. Robert Reese Nayland, who coached the Vols from 1926-1952.
Backstory and Context
As of today, Neyland is located right in the heart of Knoxville, placed along the Tennessee River. Throughout the years the stadium has endured many renovations. The main one beginning in 2004 known as "The Master Plan". This plan included more than doubling the size of the stadium and upgrading all facilities. The stadium went from holding only 3,200 people to now having a maximum capacity of 102,037. Famous for its white and orange checkered board end-zone this stadium is known as one of the biggest and loudest arena of college football.