Today, in low bars

This deserves a big time “bless your heart”.

I can’t wait for his excitement when the Vols end their losing streak against Vandy.

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17 responses to “Today, in low bars

  1. Normaltown Mike

    Didn’t Coach Poot tear up when talking about how hard his guys fought after the game last year?

    I’m starting to lose track of all these moral victories on Rocky Top

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  2. Biggus Rickus

    I found it hilarious when I saw some Tennessee fans saying the same thing. I expected Georgia to get drilled by Florida in the ’90s. It didn’t make me happy if they stayed close for a while before said drilling ultimately occurred.

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    • Doug

      Yeah, when we shit the bed against the Gators in the fourth quarter of the 1999 game, I don’t recall feeling super sunny about how much of a fight we put up.

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  3. Husky Jeans

    Yikes. That’s a subterranean bar.

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  4. Bulldog Joe

    That first comment… “Brick by brick.” 😎

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  5. Daniel R

    I bet they’ll make themselves a trophy if they beat Vandy

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  6. Scorpio Jones, III

    UT almost scored against what was effectively UGA’s scout team defense at the end of the game. Bless their hearts. That makes UT what? Five years behind? Four?

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  7. Cojones

    Senator, I just read the SEC comedy show this week and it’s hilarious. Bet you could put that video here since it’s a parody of the “Survival” show and for the Tenn fan. Must see is how he gets around an embarrassing meetup with Ga, ‘Bama and FU fans having a sidewalk tet-a tet in his path.

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  8. Mark

    I wouldn’t count on UT getting to celebrate that win over Vandy any time real soon.

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    • Down Island Way

      A dumpster fire is still a dumpster fire…no matter how many “champions of the right direction” you are headed in

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  9. jhorne2000

    There’s something beautiful about a low bar. I was at the game, and I’ve been on their blogs and our blogs since. Judging by only the tone, you’d think they won and we lost.

    I have taken the proper time to enjoy that Tennessee feels good about the the thrashing we gave them in their house, I assure you. That dynamic may never exist again, and I’m happy I was there to witness.

    At the same time though, it’s yet another rat race reminder of one of my favorite lyrics : freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.

    When you’re 1-4 , who gives a shit ! You see that freshman QB ???

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  10. Milledge Hall

    In the words of Jake the GREAT,
    Good ole Rocky Top…WOO!
    2017 and 2019, don’t git no better than that!!

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  11. Texas Dawg

    I guess when you are looking for something good and there really isn’t anything there, you latch on to what you have.

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    #Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt on reports of some players getting into it with each other on the sideline in the second half of the Georgia game: Didn’t see it. Heard about it. I’m happy about it. That’s good. We need more passion around here.”

    You are in a pretty bad place when players on the same team getting into it with each other on the sideline is looked at as a positive thing. I guess he would think that all of Anthony Browns rants were a good thing as well since he was showing passion.

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  12. Macallanlover

    I understand both sides of this,, but when you have been that low so long, and you are literally starving, dog food tastes OK. They know moral victories are full of fluff, but in a season like this, following an all-century, program disaster, you bet your ass I am going to grasp at straws. So happens I think they may have found a tiny spark; we will see. It sure looked a little better than what they have become accustomed to seeing, and helped that it came before the tidal wave of points hit later, plus it came an opponent that is respectable.

    What I would not be proud/hopeful about is seeing Banks on a field wearing my team’s uniform. Would rather play his back-up than have him represent a team I support.

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    • The funny thing is that Pruitt won’t commit to naming his starting quarterback for MSU. If Maurer’s hurt, that’s understandable, but if it’s just routine gamesmanship, undercutting what fan enthusiasm was generated Saturday night is a strange tack to take.

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      • Bulldog Joe

        I don’t doubt Maurer is hurting and is being monitored this week. By the boos we heard for Guarantano, I can’t see Pruitt throwing out a buzzkill like that before gametime.

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  13. Mike Cooley

    I’ll be the dick head to say it. I’m not as in love with Brian Herrien as Kirby and apparently a lot of people here. I don’t dislike him. He’s a tough kid with a lot of heart who plays hard. That’s great. But I wish some his carries were going to Zeus and James Cook. Tennessee wanted no part of Zeus. Ray Charles could have seen it. So why use him so sparingly? And is James Cook in the witness protection program? Since he arrived on campus I remember our defenders using the word “different” when describing his style of running. I remember Monty Rice saying he had never seen a back like Cook. If we continue to put out there as a decoy in the slot he will be playing somewhere else next year and putting up big numbers. I don’t know why we have to have such tunnel vision offensively.

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