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Why the Volunteers? Why orange? UT questions answered

Every school has traditions that its fans begin learning at birth. Sometimes, the reasons those traditions came about are obvious. A lot of fans wonder about the University of Tennessee‘s two distinct characteristics: the “Volunteer” nickname and the color orange. The Volunteer nickname dates back 200 years to the War of [ . . read more . . ]

Wish that I knew about ole Rocky Top

All college football teams have infamous fight songs that are adored by that school’s fans and hated by opposing teams everywhere.  Some are deep-rooted in history with the school, and others are famous for having a great tune and unforgettable lyrics.  Then there are a few that are famous for being hated.   The consensus by fans, [ . . read more . . ]