Jalen Tabor Keeps Trashing the Vols

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    All offseason, Florida cornerback Jalen Tabor has thrown trash talk towards the Vols. Whether it was via his own Twitter handle or through fans asking him questions, Tabor has done nothing but talk about Florida’s winning streak over Tennessee.

    And that didn’t change on Thursday afternoon.

    Tabor hopped on Paul Finebaum’s show on The SEC Network on Thursday afternoon, and inevitably the topic of the Tennessee game came up. Here’s what Tabor had to say about the Gators’ 11-game winning streak over the Vols:

    As you can see, Tabor firmly believes the Gators will, once again, beat the Vols in 2016 as they have many times before. He also doesn’t believe the Vols should be the favorites to win the SEC East.

    The Vols don’t need any more bulletin board material to motivate them for the Florida game. But Tabor just keeps giving them comment after comment to fuel them. And all this from a player who missed last year’s game due to a violation of team rules.

    One thing is for certain: This year’s match-up between the Vols and Gators may be the most hyped contest since the 1990s. And comments like these are only adding to that hype.

    Nathanael Rutherford is the managing editor and social media manager for Rocky Top Insider. Nathanael graduated from the University of Tennessee and cultivated a passion for the Vols while growing up in Knoxville a mere 10 minutes from Neyland Stadium. He's been a part of the RTI team since November of 2015 and has been the editor of RTI since June of 2017. If he's not talking or writing about Tennessee athletics, he's probably talking about Star Wars.