It's the day Vol fans have been waiting for, the start of the 2012 football season.
It's been a long offseason for the team having to dwell on a loss to Kentucky for the last eight months.
But today the Vols open up the season against NC State.
The arrived in Atlanta yesterday afternoon.
This is the first time in 73 years that the team has played a regular season game on a Friday.
The Vols will take on the Wolfpack tonight at the Georgia Dome at 7:30 p.m.
The game will be aired on ESPU-U.