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Neyland was partially reprieved because silting of Goodwick harbour restricted its use, and for a little over one hundred years, Neyland was a busy rail and sea port.
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He was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1621 to 1628 and Lord High Treasurer from 1628 to 1635, and had already been created Baron Weston, of Neyland in the County of Suffolk, in 1628.
The University of Tennessee retired White's jersey at a halftime presentation on October 1, 2005 during their game against the University of Mississippi, the third such retirement in the modern era of football at the school ; a commemorative sign was also unveiled in the south end of Neyland Stadium.
Although Neyland Stadium in Knoxville was slightly closer to Nashville, it was deemed too big ( at over 102, 000 seats ) for an NFL team.
Neyland was a small fishing village in the parish of Llanstadwell, but in 1856 it became the site for the western terminus of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Great Western Railway with a transatlantic terminal for the largest ships of the time.
The University of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium in Knoxville was three hours east of Nashville, but was deemed too large ( at 102, 000 seats ) for an NFL team.
Bobby Dodd was a quarterback for the Tennessee Volunteers football team from 1928 to 1930, playing under legendary coach Robert Neyland.
An invitational track meet was then held as a celebration and thus became the very first event at Neyland Stadium.
In 1962, the stadium was renamed Neyland Stadium in honor of former athletic director and coach, General Robert Neyland.
The first night game at Neyland Stadium was played on September 16, 1972, with the Vols defeating Penn State, 28 – 21.
In a Spring 2001 poll in The Sporting News, Neyland Stadium was ranked as the nation's number 1 college football stadium.
On April 8, 2009, it was announced that Neyland Stadium was one of the 70 stadia named for the United States ' bid to either the 2018 or 2022 World Cup.
The largest crowd ever recorded at Neyland was 109, 061 on September 18, 2004, when Tennessee defeated Florida, 30 – 28.
Atkins originally went to Tennessee on a basketball scholarship, but once football coach General Robert R. Neyland saw his combination of size and agility, he was recruited for the grid team.
Robert Reese Neyland ( pronounced KNEE-land ), MBE ( February 17, 1892 – March 28, 1962 ) was an American football player and coach and officer in the United States Army, reaching the rank of brigadier general.
Neyland Stadium at the University of Tennessee is not only named for " The General ", but was designed by him.
Neyland and Goodwick
Neyland and harbour
Planned to be the end of the Great Western Railway's line and its major sea port, replacing Neyland, problems with the harbour ( known as Fishguard Harbour ) prevented larger ocean liners from docking.
As a result, instead of completing the line to the proposed port at Fishguard, the Haverfordwest branch was extended to Neyland, where a harbour could be provided more cheaply.
Neyland and its
With its good-natured regional references to a carefree lifestyle, the singing of " Rocky Top " by Tennessee college students and alumni at sports venues such as Neyland Stadium is well established.
The name " Rocky Top " is sometimes used as a nickname for East Tennessee, the city of Knoxville, and the University of Tennessee ( especially its two major athletic venues, Neyland Stadium and the Thompson-Boling Arena ).
Sports Illustrated named Neyland as the defensive coordinator of its all-century college football team in its " Best of the 20th Century " edition.
The total capacity after expansion has not been verified, but speculation is that it will exceed 100, 000 bringing it near to or above the capacity of its Southeastern Conference counterparts Neyland Stadium and Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The line from Swansea opened as far as Carmarthen on 11 October 1852 ; then to Haverfordwest on 2 January 1854 ; and finally to its terminus at Neyland on 15 April 1856.
Neyland and use
Neyland is also famous for creating the seven " Game Maxims " of football that many coaches, on all levels, still use.
Neyland and for
Neyland is flanked by the Thompson-Boling Arena, which has broken several attendance records for college men's and women's basketball.
Neyland, the man credited with making the Vols a national football power, coached the team from 1926 – 1952, with two interruptions for military service.
Through the 2010 season, the Tennessee Volunteers football team had compiled a record of 432 wins, 109 losses, and 17 ties at Neyland, for a winning percentage of. 789.
implemented the Neyland Stadium Master Plan, a long-term strategy for expanding, renovating, and maintaining the stadium.
Neyland holds the record for most wins in Tennessee Volunteers history with 173 wins in 216 games, six undefeated seasons, nine undefeated regular seasons, seven conference championships, and four national championships.
Shortly before his death, Neyland drew up plans for a major expansion and renovation to the Vols ' home stadium, Shields-Watkins Field.
UT renamed the stadium Neyland Stadium in his honor before the 1962 season, and the plans he drew up were so far ahead of their time that they have been used as the basis for every major expansion since then.
Neyland attended Burleson Junior College in his home town of Greenville, Texas for a year and then transferred to Texas A & M playing football a year before receiving an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he starred as a football lineman and baseball pitcher and was the academy boxing champion.
Several months prior to his death, Neyland began working on a plan for supporters of UT athletic teams to show their interest in UT's academic programs by offering scholarships to attract outstanding student scholars to the University.
Neyland and over
These include the 1925 Rose Bowl, featuring Knute Rockne's Notre Dame team against “ Pop ” Warner ’ s Stanford team ; the 1926 Rose Bowl, featuring Alabama Crimson Tide ’ s win over Washington ( the first southeastern team to beat a northern team ); and the 1940 Rose Bowl, featuring Howard Jones ’ USC Trojans against Bob Neyland ’ s Tennessee Volunteers.
Neyland and one
The university's football teams play at Neyland Stadium, one of the nation's largest stadiums, which is often sold out on game day.