The University of Tennessee football team is a few days away from its first home game. However, before the Vols play Indiana State they will head to Atlanta to play Georgia Tech. Monday’s (September 4, 2017) game will be at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Drew Richmond will not be playing in Monday’s game for violating team rules. Marcus Tatum and Brett Kendrick will be starting tackles. Darrin Kirkland Jr will not be playing due to having surgery Wednesday morning. Josh Smith is recovering from an injury and may play. No decision has been made on if Shy Tuttle will play. The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game will be at 8 p.m. Tickets are sold out, but the game will air on ESPN.