The Third Saturday in October is supposed to be one of the most competitive, hard-fought rivalries in all of college football. But this year’s edition of Alabama vs. Tennessee is looking like quite the opposite.
The Vols come into Tuscaloosa 3-3 to take on the 7-0 Crimson Tide, and according to the oddsmakers, they have virtually no shot at winning this one: Tennessee is a 34.5 point underdog on the road. And unfortunately for the already embattled Butch Jones, the Tennessee contingent who made the trip reflects those odds:
This is the extent of the Tennessee traveling party.
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— Chandler Rome (@Chandler_Rome) October 21, 2017
There’s seems to be little Jones can do at this point to save his job, outside of a win in today’s game. But that is, needless to say, unlikely.