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Not Digging the new changes....but still the best conference in the nation. Seeing an SEC game live should be on everyone's bucket list

Not Digging the new changes....but still the best conference in the nation. Seeing an SEC game live should be on everyone's bucket list

YESSSS!  If you're an Alabama fan you love this...if you're not, you probably hate it...which proves the point.

YESSSS! If you're an Alabama fan you love this...if you're not, you probably hate it...which proves the point.

Tennessee is one of the universities that adopted its state nickname for its athletic teams.    Tennessee is known as "The Volunteer State," and has been since the War of 1812, according to the UT website.    "Tennessee acquired the name 'The Volunteer State' during the War of 1812. At the request of President James Madison, Gen. Andrew Jackson, who later became President himself, mustered 1,500 from his home state to fight at the Battle of New Orleans."

How the Top 50 College Football Programs Got Their Nicknames

Tennessee is one of the universities that adopted its state nickname for its athletic teams. Tennessee is known as "The Volunteer State," and has been since the War of 1812, according to the UT website. "Tennessee acquired the name 'The Volunteer State' during the War of 1812. At the request of President James Madison, Gen. Andrew Jackson, who later became President himself, mustered 1,500 from his home state to fight at the Battle of New Orleans."

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