I guess we know why Tennessee fired Phil Fulmer and hired a clown. Ticket sales.
AP: Florida and Oklahoma, who played in last season’s BCS national championship game, also report strong sales entering this season. So do Texas, Alabama and Southern Cal. … Tennessee season ticket sales may wind up 2 percent to 3 percent below 2008 levels following a lackluster 5-7 season. The Volunteers have beefed up use of social media networks to reach more fans, especially younger ones, in hopes of filling 100,011-seat Neyland Stadium. (entire AP report embedded below.)