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PHOTO GALLERY: Tennessee tailgaters mingle with Missouri fans

Saturday, November 10, 2012 | 12:40 p.m. CST; updated 12:49 p.m. CST, Saturday, November 10, 2012
Kenny Allen, who has grandchildren that are both Mizzou and Tennessee fans, displays his Tennessee suspenders and tie before the start of the Missouri football game against Tennessee on Saturday near Circle Park. His grandson Trey Smith, 13, dressed up in the same outfit with suspenders, a tie, checkered pants and a hat.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Missouri and Tennessee fans relaxed together before the game. Food and fun with friends and family are common traditions for fans of both teams, though Tennessee has a nautical form of tailgating all its own.

Tennessee workers fix the goal post before the start of Missouri's football game against Tennessee on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.

Evan Long, right, tailgates in a parking lot outside Neyland Stadium with family and friends who are both Tennessee and Missouri fans before the start of the Missouri football game against Tennessee on Saturday.

Sarah Stansell, 9, left, Aiden Roller, 7, Garrett Gentry, 7, Ethan Roller, 5, and Grant Gentry, 4, wait outside Neyland Stadium for the Vol Walk before the start of the Missouri football game against Tennessee on Saturday in Knoxville..

Tennessee fans tailgate with the Volunteer Navy on the Tennessee River outside Neyland Stadium before the Missouri football game against Tennessee on Saturday. About 200 boats moor on the river before each game.

Steve Harbin, left, Andrew Poe, Alisa Ward, Andrea Harbin tailgate Saturday in Circle Park before the start of the Missouri football game against Tennessee.

Greg Johnson prepares a barbecue sandwich Saturday on a street corner near Circle Park before the start of the Missouri football game against Tennessee. He has been doing this for 18 years, and his business is family-run.

Fans prepare for the Vol Walk, when football players arrive at Neyland Stadium, before the start of the MU football game against Tennessee on Saturday.

The University of Tennessee marching band plays outside Neyland Stadium before the start of the Missouri football game against Tennessee on Saturday.

Tennessee football players give high-fives as they enter Neyland Stadium during the Vol Walk before the start of the Missouri football game against Tennessee on Saturday.

Supervising editor is Brian Kratzer.


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