West Virginia one of seven Power Five schools Tennessee has never played

West Virginia one of seven Power Five schools Tennessee has never played

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West Virginia one of seven Power Five schools Tennessee has never played

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Tennessee and No. 17 West Virginia will kickoff the 2018 season in the Belk College Kickoff Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., with an official start time at 3:39 p.m. ET on CBS.

The 2018 Belk College Kickoff marks the first meeting between Tennessee and West Virginia.

West Virginia is one of seven Power Five schools that Tennessee has never played. The other six are Arizona, Arizona State, Illinois, Michigan State, Stanford and Washington.

The Mountaineers have played in the Big 12 since 2012 and the Vols hold a 9-8 all-time record against current members of the Big 12.

Tennessee currently has a 12-game winning streak against non-conference opponents, four against Power Five teams. The Vols have also won seven straight games at neutral sites, dating back to 2012 against North Carolina State played in Atlanta. UT has also won six consecutive games played in NFL stadiums.

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