Like many Knoxville natives, Kenny Chesney is a large fan of the College of Tennessee’s Volunteers. Quickly he’ll be persevering with to increase his love of his collegiate gridiron favorites to the realm of the display screen. “Extra Than a Voice” — a 90-minute movie that Chesney is govt producing — will highlight, amongst many Southeast Convention soccer announcers, iconic College of Tennessee soccer play-by-play man John Ward, and debut at 7 p.m. ET on SEC Community on Sunday, September 26.
Featured within the documentary might be different legendary SEC radio saying voices, together with Larry Munson at Georgia, John Forney and Eli Gold at Alabama, Mick Hubert at Florida, and Jim Fyffe and Rod Bramblett at Auburn. A press launch notes that the movie is crucial as a result of “all of their calls defining in-game moments [will now] by no means be forgotten.”
The movie might be part of the eleventh season of ESPN’s SEC Community characteristic SEC Storied. It additionally marks Chesney’s fourth movie in affiliation with ESPN Movies, following “Boys of Fall,” “The Coloration Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story,” and “The Believer” on legendary former SEC soccer coach and 1966 Heisman Trophy winner Steve Spurrier.
“It was vital for me to be part of this movie, as a result of John Ward was such an enormous a part of my life rising up and loving sports activities in east Tennessee,” stated Chesney, who labored on the movie with producer Don Lepore and director Shaun Silva. “Along with his voice and his phrases, he painted an image of Tennessee soccer that captured my creativeness and the imaginations of so many. Assembly him was one of many highlights of my life – and I’m thrilled to be a small a part of this movie that sheds mild on his genius and so lots of the different voices who’ve made the Southeastern Convention actually particular.”