“The University of Tennessee football program announced Saturday its helmets will feature stickers honoring legendary women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt,” per the Associated Press (via espnW.com).
Tennessee announced Saturday that the football team will be wearing special helmet stickers this season to honor former Lady Vols basketball head coach Pat Summitt. This is a great move to honor the legendary coach in a special way. Summitt was the head coach of the Lady Vols for 38 years, she also compiled 8 national championships during that span. Summitt passed away on June 28th at the age of 64.
“We all know what she stands for,” Volunteers head football coach Butch Jones told the media Saturday, according to SEC Country’s Evan Webeck.
The Vols kick off their season Thursday night at 7:30 P.M. EST against the Appalachian State Mountaineers at Neyland Stadium, the game will also be televised on the SEC Network.