I am a Tennessee fan. You will catch me rooting for the Orange and White on just about every Saturday in the fall…every Saturday but the one coming up this weekend. Chad and I usually root for the same team on any given Saturday…any one but this one. You see I was a Mississippi State fan long before I became a Tennessee Vol fan. I hold degrees from both schools but I graduated from MSU first and it is nearest and dearest to my heart.
The bond we usually share as we root for any team playing Alabama (ha ha just kidding, not really), will be replaced by weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth (mainly by Chad of course) as we argue with the referees and mumble about the plays we would’ve called for our teams. I foresee Cooper and Jacob siding with their daddy while Grey and Sophie Kate will cheer for the Maroon and White. This weekend we will truly be a house divided.
There’s a lot on the line seeing as how this particular match up does not occur every season. There will be bragging rights for the winner for years to come…and with my Bulldogs going into this game 5-0 and playing at home, I think those Vols are ripe for a Bulldog smack down. Hopefully I'll have a reason to ring my cowbell Saturday night, either way should be a fun football weekend.