UT, Virginia Tech Army ROTC cadets carry game balls to Bristol

TRI-CITIES, TN (WJHL) – More than a dozen Army ROTC cadets earned their role in preparation for the historic game.

Fourteen cadets from the University of Tennessee began a 148 mile trek across East Tennessee to hand deliver the game ball to Bristol.

The Knoxville Police Department is proudly providing an escort to keep them safe on the road.

Army ROTC cadets from Virginia Tech also laced up their running shoes to deliver their game day to Bristol.

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