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Former Vols host ‘chalk talks’ at THE TENNESSEAN Hotel

September 20, 2017

Former Vol players are hosting Chalk Talk sessions each home game weekend throughout the 2017 Tennessee football season at THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel.

The hour-long sessions on Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m. offer attendees an intimate setting to discuss Tennessee football and gain insight and pre-game analysis from former players. The sessions are held in the boardroom of the hotel, located at 531 Henley St., in downtown Knoxville.

The upcoming lineup includes:

  • Friday, Sept. 22, Daniel Hood, defensive tackle, 2009-13
  • Friday, Sept. 29, Erik Ainge, quarterback, 2004-07
  • Friday, Oct. 13, Sterling “Sterl the Pearl” Henton, quarterback, 1987-90
  • Friday, Nov. 3, LaMarcus Thompson, linebacker, 2007-10
  • Friday, Nov. 17, Jayson Swain, wide receiver, 2003-07
  • Friday, Nov. 24, Derrick Furlow Jr., safety, 2005-09

There is no cost to attend these small-group sessions, but advance reservations are required by calling 865-232-1800 or emailing [email protected]. Space is very limited.

Prior to Chalk Talk sessions from 5-6 p.m., THE TENNESSEAN’s Drawing Room lounge will offer a Sky Box buffet for $21 per person. Signature cocktails and craft beer also are available. The Sky Box is open to the public, and reservations are not required.

About THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel and Residences

THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel and Residences is a luxurious urban getaway with premium finishes, dramatic mountain and park views and a staff dedicated to exceeding expectations. The 82-room and suite hotel also includes 12 upper-bracket residences for discriminating buyers. For more information and to make reservations, visit and