Tennessee's Butch Jones does not like 'Sweet Home Alabama'

Wednesday May 20th, 2015

College football coaches are not known for their patience, but Butch Jones found a new source of anger at a recent spring practice for the Tennessee Volunteers.

Instead of chewing out lineman for blown assignments, Jones got redfaced yelling about the choice of music during the workout.

It seems that the Volunteers coach was not to happy to hear "Sweet Home Alabama" coming over the speakers, with the Crimson Tide being a bitter SEC rival. 

Jones sent Antone Davis, a Tennessee grad and former NFL player to find out where the unwelcome noise was coming, from before realizing it was being played at a fundraiser in the nearby baseball stadium.

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Perhaps the school should just institute an all-"Rocky Top", all the time policy to avoid riling up the head coach any further.

Brendan Maloy

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