Hart may not be talking, but he surely saw the 35,000 to 40,000 Alabama fans in the stands on Saturday night and that the UT portion of the crowd exited by the close of the third quarter.
When your athletic department is already swimming in red ink the last thing you want a national television audience to see is your stadium filled with Bama crimson rather than Clorox Orange.
At that point you begin to wonder if replacing your coach is more a matter of “can you afford not to” than the other way around.
I’m not sure November is going to be good enough to turn that around. Ending Kentucky’s one-game winning streak isn’t very sexy.