Tim Tebow to the Vols: Take Some Pride in the “T”

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    Most Vol fans still don’t like Tim Tebow because of his playing days at Florida. Tebow was a well-decorated quarterback for the Gators from 2006-09, and his Gator teams often dominated the Vols thanks to his phenomenal performances.

    But on the morning of Tennessee’s match-up with Alabama, Tebow had a message for the Vols.

    Tebow told the Vols not to “be scared” and to “take some pride in The T” when they take on No. 1 Alabama in Tuscaloosa today. He stated that the Vols’ effort today would be a reflection of how much the team cares about themselves and the program.

    Here’s the full speech from Tebow:

    Tennessee is as much as a 37-point underdog heading into the 100th meeting between them and the Tide today. It’s the largest underdog the Vols have ever been in program history.

    Nathanael Rutherford
    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.