It’s a Southern thing. Y’all wouldn’t understand.

The funniest thing that came out of ACC media days yesterday had to be the national media’s fetish with Jimbo Fisher putting peanuts in his Coke.

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17 responses to “It’s a Southern thing. Y’all wouldn’t understand.

  1. PTC DAWG

    I knew there was something I liked about Jimbo…besides the cool name. :)

  2. Matt Siple

    I learned it from Barbara Mandrell …

  3. Gravidy

    Ignorant media members? That’s a dog-bites-man story if I ever heard one.

  4. jack

    Is this symbolic of the ultimate difference between the SEC and the ACC?

  5. …all that’s fit to print I guess.

    “In addition to peanuts in his coke, Jimbo also enjoys fried okra, something called string beans, another concoction called “moon pie,” which apparently, are only be eaten with a RC Cola; and hamburger steak…which to this reporter looks like a big hamburger without a bun.”

  6. I Wanna Red Cup

    Didn’t you mean a Southern Thang, Senator?

  7. Alex

    How else are you gonna eat your peanuts and drink your Coke? They might have won the war, but damn what a bunch of ignorant yankees.

  8. Cojones

    It’s what any respectable Southerner from FSU has for his wedding dinner. Just ask Bobby.

  9. TomReagan

    Jimbo Fisher was country when country wasn’t cool.

  10. Rick

    I’ve been ordering this at a place called Villain’s (with bourbon) in midtown for a while now, assuming it was their own invention.

    I am such a bad southerner….

  11. Bulldog Joe

    The ACC has media days?

    • Dog in Fla

      a/k/a The World’s Smallest Media Days
      (h/t Jim “Have You Ever Thought of Any Other Ways of Making Money” Donnan)

  12. hailtogeorgia

    I first had it in elementary school at after school programs. We’d play outside for an hour or so and then have a snack. The snack was almost always salted peanuts and a Coca-Cola. It just seemed natural.