Seriously, my first thought upon reading this is that the coaches did it so that when they get asked about it at SEC Media Days, they can smirk at the media and respond, “you guys thought we were serious about that?”.
“I’m not going to shy away from that. I don’t like Tech and I’m ready to come after them again. … We’re going to come back. We’re going to get that trophy back in our place.” -- Kolton Houston, AB-H, 11/23/15