RUDE: UT fan welcomes reporter to Knoxville

Whatever happened to the old days of SEC football—the days when it was a gentleman’s sport? The days when fans weren’t absolute pricks to rivals? I guess they are gone. Need proof? Check out the rude reception a member of the press received while driving through Knoxville:

And it’s weird here, because it’s a city and the fans tailgate in the parking lot. So while driving through with my Alabama plate on the back of my car, a UT fan hit my car with a football. Reared back and fired it right into the back windshield. Even my NY plate on the front didn’t stop him. He said, “Now what, Alabama?!” after he did it.

How long until attending an SEC game is as coarse and disgusting as attending an NFL game?

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