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Neyland Stadium

One of college football's most iconic landmarks, Neyland Stadium is the fifth-largest stadium in the nation.

The present day Neyland Stadium, Shields-Watkins Field, had its beginning in 1919. Col. W.S. Shields, president of Knoxville's City National Bank and a UT trustee, provided the initial capital to prepare and equip an athletic field. Thus, when the field was completed in March 1921, it was called Shields-Watkins Field in honor of the donor and his wife, Alice Watkins-Shields.

The stadium, apart from the field it grew to enclose, came to bear its own distinguished name -- Neyland Stadium. It was named for the man most responsible for the growth and development of Tennessee's proud football tradition. General Robert R. Neyland served as head coach from 1926-1952, with two interruptions for military service.

1600 Phillip Fulmer Way

Place Type

On Campus, Outdoor


Upcoming Events

Faculty Pub

All faculty (tenured, tenure-track, non-tenure-track, and retired) are invited to join their colleagues from across campus at the Faculty Pub. The pub will...

11/21 4pm
Home Football Game vs Vanderbilt

Join the Pride of the Southland Band as we take on Vandy in Neyland Stadium. Go Vols!

Football vs. Vanderbilt

TV: SEC Network

11/30 4pm

Recent Events

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Recent Activity

Dean, Abigail Driscoll

Dean, Abigail Driscoll left a positive review 9/6/2019

The game was fantastic until we lost to the team that was a ‘surefire win’ our passing and running game are in serious trouble.

Wong, Hang Tsz

Wong, Hang Tsz left a positive review 8/17/2019

I love the Rally, people get to know more about the teams of UTK. That's really cool.

Lundell, Brian Scott

Lundell, Brian Scott left a positive review 10/24/2018


Simpson, Zoe Kathleen

Simpson, Zoe Kathleen left a positive review 9/22/2018

We lost but I still had a lot of fun and so excited for the next game

Malone, Anna Beth

Malone, Anna Beth left a positive review 8/23/2018

This was such a wonderful event! My roommates & I all felt so welcomed and were surprised it was even better than expected. I can’t wait for all that TCE has to offer!

Newberry, Abby

Newberry, Abby left a positive review 8/23/2018

The Womengineers Dinner is always a pleasure to attend! After networking with students my freshman year at the dinner, I have continuously enrolled as an upperclassman representing the ENGAGE LLC and Chemical Engineering upperclassmen to extend the courtesy to other freshmen to help ease them into the engineering profession here at UTK. It's always a wonderful opportunity to meet professors and upperclassmen who can provide information and aid later in the year while enjoying good food in a beautiful setting with fun activities.

Martin, Fred Lane

Martin, Fred Lane left a positive review 2/15/2018

Excellent! Lets do them more frequently since I only had time to meet 10% pf the attendees. Should have pictures and a newsletter and featured speakers.

Neyland Stadium

Neyland Stadium posted a photo 1/11/2018