KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – University of Tennessee was fined by the Southeast Conference after fans stormed the field after the Vols’ historic win over Alabama on Saturday night.
With a second left in the game, Chase McGrath kicked a target make it 52-49 and give Tennessee the win For the first time since 2006. Neyland Stadium exploded, thousands of fans poured onto the field to celebrate.
Unfortunately, this conduct was against the federation’s right to access competition area policy. UT officials will now pay a price of $100,000.
This is Tenesee’s second offense; The last time the SEC hit the fine was after a basketball game against Florida in 2006.
UT Systems President Randy Boyd was seen in a video that went viral on social media after the game. Looking over an area where Tennessee fans knock down scoring poles, he was asked how much “that” would cost and he replied, “It doesn’t matter. We will do this every year. “
Looking over an area where Tennessee fans knock down scoring poles, he was asked how much “that” would cost and he replied, “It doesn’t matter. We will do this
According to a release, fines levied against universities for violating the competitive sector access policy will be deposited into the SEC Graduate Scholarship Fund.
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