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Knoxville neighborhood adopts new Tennessee mascot

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – A Knoxville neighborhood adopted Tennessee Tom The End Zone Gnome as their mascot and good luck charm. Tennessee Tom is a supersized gnome with the same color orange as the Vols. He is about 4 feet high with a big power ‘T’ on his head.

Tennessee Tom’s owner, Charles Cunningham, is a longtime Vol fan. He saw his head sticking out at a store and said he knew he had to buy the orange gnome. He added the power T and several accessories. You might see Tom in his yard, driving around campus, or on campus tailgating on a Saturday.


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