Rule No. 1 for getting married in the South: Don’t do it on a Saturday in the fall.
But if you are going to do it on a Saturday in the fall, bringing a bunch of Tennessee fans to church rather as an alternative to watching the Vols against Alabama was probably a smart move.
While we cannot verify what role this gentleman plays in the wedding party (the tweet identifies him as a minister), he certainly connects with his audience by delivering a “Fire Butch” message to those gathered to witness the nuptials in the midst of a 45-7 Alabama win on Saturday.
“Thank you, everyone, for coming here on the third Saturday in October when Tennessee plays Alabama,” the wedding party member can be heard saying into the microphone. “If you’re here, ‘Fire Butch.'”
He then mic drops to applause. Check it out:
— Chris Berardi (@Chris_J_Berardi) October 22, 2017
While the “Fire Butch” train may be in motion, SEC Country’s Mike Griffith writes that a high-ranking source told him that Butch Jones could, in fact, save his job by running the table in the Vols’ remaining five games. Tennessee next plays Kentucky, and there’s little doubt that the pressure for a victory will be as intense as ever for the fifth-year coach.