Knoxville One of the Top Markets for CFP National Championship

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Even though Tennessee wasn’t in the College Football Playoff, Vol fans and college football fans in general in Knoxville were one of the biggest audiences for this year’s National Championship Game.

According to data released from ESPN, Knoxville was the fourth-biggest market for this year’s College Football National Championship Game pitting LSU against Clemson. The Knoxville market turned in a 26.5 rating for the title game, trailing only New Orleans (where the game was being played), Birmingham, and Greenville, SC. The Knoxville market finished ahead of Columbus (Ohio), Atlanta, Charlotte, and Nashville among others.

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